Crime and Criminal Justice Resources
on Crime and Fear of Crime were asked in the Northern Ireland Life and Times (NILT) survey in 1998.
Questions on community safety and perceptions of paramilitary influence were asked in NILT in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Questions on community safety and perceptions of paramilitary influence were asked of 16 year olds in the Young Life and Life survey in 2017, 2018 and 2019.
Questions on the Criminal Justice System were asked in NILT 2018 and 2019.
Questions on Criminal Responsibility were asked of 10-11 year olds in the 2016 Kids' Life and Times survey.
Questions on Road Safety were asked in the NILT survey in 2019.
- The Department of Justice has responsibility for justice and law, prisons, forensic science, legal aid, youth justice, policing and community safety, and courts and tribunals.
- The Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland provides an independent, impartial system for the handling of complaints about the conduct of police officers.
- The Public Prosecution Service decides whether or not to prosecute people for committing criminal offences. It decides what the correct charges should be and is also responsible for prosecuting the case at court.
- The Statistics section of the Police Service of Northern Ireland web site provides a range of crime-related information.
- The report Annual report on public awareness of the Police Complaints System in Northern Ireland, 2018/19, published by the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, is based on data from the 2018 Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey.
- Perceptions of Paramilitarism in Northern Ireland is a report published by NISRA, based on data from the 2017 Northern Ireland Life and Times Survey.
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