Community experiences of organised crime in Scotland

A. Fraser, N. Hamilton-Smith, A. Clark, C. Atkinson, W. Graham, M. McBride, M. Doyle, D. Hobbs

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    The research explored community experiences of serious organised crime in Scotland (SOC). The report provides information on the nature and extent of the impact of SOC on everyday life in the community, as well as offering suggestions for policy development. The study sought to answer the following questions: 1)What are the relationships that exist between SOC and communities in Scotland? 2)What are the experiences and perceptions of residents, stakeholders and organisations of the scope and nature of SOC within their local area? and 3)How does SOC impact on community wellbeing, and to what extent can the harms associated with SOC be mitigated?
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationEdinburgh
    PublisherScottish Government
    Number of pages94
    ISBN (Print)9781788519007
    Publication statusPublished - May 2018

    Publication series

    NameSocial Research series
    PublisherScottish Government
    ISSN (Print)2045-6964

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    Fraser, A., Hamilton-Smith, N., Clark, A., Atkinson, C., Graham, W., McBride, M., Doyle, M., & Hobbs, D. (2018). Community experiences of organised crime in Scotland. (Social Research series). Scottish Government.