Un espacio para ideas y soluciones en seguridad ciudadana y justicia en América Latina y el Caribe

Will higher crime rates derail Haiti’s potential for prosperity?

It is little wonder the case study of Haiti was wedged in with the likes of Iraq, Afghanistan, Sierra Leone, Liberia and South Sudan, all countries whose homicide rates skyrocketed after seeing a formal end to their armed conflicts. In all these post-conflict nations, the...

Why are more developed countries in Latin America also so violent?

In Latin America, a better predictor of violence is not just development but a broader network of rights, attitudes and opportunities

How Scotland beat the knives

Stop search is a very effective policing tactic. It deters weapon carrying and provides an opportunity to speak to the at risk youth and convey to them an accurate and clear message

Four steps to use the public health model to curb crime

Scottland managed a dramatic reduction in violence by implementing a public health model to crime through its Violence Reduction Unit