A Comparative Analysis of Operation Bluestone: A Specialist Rape Investigation Unit - Summary Report

Posted: 4 Feb 2017

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Philip Rumney

University of the West of England

Duncan McPhee

University of the West of England (UWE)

Rachel Anne Fenton

University of the West of England (UWE) - Bristol Law School

Anneleise Williams

University of the West of England (UWE)

Josie Sollé

University of the West of England (UWE)

Date Written: December 30, 2016

Abstract

This summary report features findings from a comparative analysis of 441 police case files involving a specialist rape investigation unit (Operation Bluestone) and a comparator non-specialist policing area.

Keywords: rape, sexual assault, police, victims, specialism, attrition, victim care

JEL Classification: Y90

Suggested Citation

Rumney, Philip and McPhee, Duncan and Fenton, Rachel Anne and Williams, Anneleise and Sollé, Josie, A Comparative Analysis of Operation Bluestone: A Specialist Rape Investigation Unit - Summary Report (December 30, 2016). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2911123 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.2911123

Philip Rumney (Contact Author)

University of the West of England ( email )

Frenchay Campus
Coldharbour Lane
Bristol, BS16 1QY
United Kingdom

Duncan McPhee

University of the West of England (UWE)

Blackberry Hill Bristol
Bristol, Avon BS16 1QY
United Kingdom

Rachel Anne Fenton

University of the West of England (UWE) - Bristol Law School

Frenchay Campus
Coldharbour Lane
Bristol, BS16 1QY
United Kingdom

Anneleise Williams

University of the West of England (UWE)

Blackberry Hill Bristol
Bristol, Avon BS16 1QY
United Kingdom

Josie Sollé

University of the West of England (UWE)

Blackberry Hill Bristol
Bristol, Avon BS16 1QY
United Kingdom

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