Call for Papers – Safer Communities

Safer Communities (SC) is welcoming the submission of papers.

Safer Communities provides broad and peer-reviewed coverage of the range of topics that constitute community safety, community justice and youth justice. The journal’s interdisciplinary and international scope reflects the broad community of researchers and professionals involved in the field.

SC promotes innovative research and evidence-based policy and practice by drawing out clear practical implications, offering vital access to information on how to tackle and reduce crime. The journal is a forum for the dissemination of the latest research in the field and encourages submissions from both academic researchers and practitioners. Papers published in SC are double blind peer-reviewed.

Topics for submission include, but are not limited to:

  • Crime reduction
  • Neighbourhood policing
  • Anti-social behaviour
  • Youth justice
  • Community justice
  • Substance misuse
  • Race and radicalisation.

Submission Guidelines

To submit your research, please visit the journal’s ScholarOne website:

In preparing papers, authors are asked to follow the standard SC Author Guidelines, which are available here.

If you have any questions about the submission process, please contact SC’s Editors, Professor David Porteous ([email protected]) and Dr Tim Bateman ([email protected]), or the journal’s Publisher, Danielle Crow ([email protected]).