Traditional Justice in informal Urban Settlements in Ghana British Academy Funded Project Lead Researchers: Dr Thomas Akoensi and Dr Amy ...Read More
African Institute for Crime, Policy & Governance Research
Welcome to the African Institute for Crime, Policy and Governance Research. The Institute aims to promote high quality research on crime and governance issues to inform policy in Africa.
It provides training for professionals in the fields of crime and justice (police officers, prosecutors, judges, prison officers, probation officers, and private security providers) and advice relevant institutions and agencies in Africa on governance issues to inform sound policies.
In this research brief, Dr Tankebe and Dr Boakye analyse trends in violent crimes in Ghana between 2012 and 2018. ...Read More
Student protests in Ghana resulted in the temporary closure of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology. The cause: ...Read More
A survey conducted by the African Institute for Crime, Policy and Governance Research (AFRICPGR) has revealed that majority of Ghanaians ...Read More
African Institute for Crime, Policy and Governance Research Statement on Pronouncements by Hon. Speaker of Parliament on the Death Penalty
1. The Africa Institute for Crime, Policy and Governance Research (Africpgr) has taken note of comments by the Speaker of ...Read More
Dr Daniel Marshall’s new book Privacy and Criminal Justice with Professor Terry Thomas has been published.
Dr Daniel Marshall’s new book Privacy and Criminal Justice with Professor Terry Thomas has been published. With the advancement of ...Read More
Traditional Justice in informal Urban Settlements in Ghana British Academy Funded Project Lead Researchers: Dr Thomas Akoensi and Dr Amy ...View Research Detail
Sentence and sentencing disparity Lead Researchers: Dr Peter Atupare, Dr Kofi Boakye, Dr. Justice Tankebe This project aims to investigate ...View Research Detail
Lead Researcher: Dr Justice Tankebe Our expertise here focuses on evidence-based police interventions, such as ‘what works’ in building public ...View Research Detail
Lead Researchers: Dr. Justice Tankebe, Kofi Odei Addo, Dr Kofi Boakye Corruption – the abuse of authority for personal gain ...View Research Detail
Lead Researcher: Dr Kofi Boakye This project focuses on young people and crime in Africa. The project takes a comparative ...View Research Detail
Criminal law is at the heart of criminological enquiries. We are especially interested in law making, law breaking and reaction ...View Research Detail
Database and Public Interest Projects
1. Prison Project
Helping to reduce prison overcrowding through diversion and alternative sentencing
2. Crime Survey
Measuring crime and fear of crime in Africa
3. Sentencing Project’
Developing effective sentencing guidelines for the criminal justice system