The measurement and recording of alcohol-related violence and disorder
A report of research commissioned by the Portman Group
1 A sample of recent press coverage of alcohol-related violence and disorder issues can be found on SIRC´s web site at http://www.sirc.org/resources/media_alcohol_violence.shtml.
2 Deehan, A., Home Office Briefing Note (9/00).
3 See also: Burrows, J., Tarling, R., Mackie, A., Lewis, R. and Taylor, G. (2000) Review of police forces´ crime recording practices. Home Office Research Study 204.
4 Police told not to massage crime rate´, Guardian, 1 August 2000.
5 Roberson, G. et al. (1995) Drunkenness among police detainees. Addiction, 90:793 – 803.
6 CAGE is an assessment questionnaire developed by the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina. PAT is the Paddington Alcohol Test.
7 Yates, D.W. et al. (1987) The detection of problem drinkers in the accident andeEmergency department. British Journal of Addictio,. 82:163 – 167.
8 The Caldicott Committe. (1997) Report on the Review of Patient-identifiable Information. Department of Health.
9 Little, K. et al. (1980) Alcohol and the emergency service patient. British Medical Journa,. 281:638 640.
10 Yates, D.W., Hadfield, J.M., and Peters, K. (1987) Alcohol consumption of patients attending two accident and emergency departments in north-west England. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine. 80: 486-489.
11 Shepherd, J.P. et al (1989) Alcohol consumption among victims of violence and among comparable U.K. populations. British Journal of Addiction, 84:10451051.
12 The interviews were conducted in The Hague, Woerden and Rotterdam. We are grateful to Khee Liang Phoa of STIVA for identifying two of the respondents for us and to Simone Hamburg for making all the necessary arrangements for the visits.
13 Brewers and Licensed Retailers Association (BLRA), British Institute of Innkeeping (BII), British Entertainment and Discotheque Association (BEDA), Society of Entertainment Licensing Practitioners (SELP), Association of Licensed Multiple Retailers (ALMR) and British Hospitality Association (BHA). The BLRA is now known as the British Beer & Pub Association
14 A commonly used assessment questionnaire develped by the Bowles Center for Alcohol Studies, University of North Carolina. See also PAT (Paddington Alcohol Test) and MAST (Michigan Alcohol Screening Test).
15 Hough, M. and Tilley, N. (1998) Getting the Grease to Squeak: Research Lessons for Crime Prevention. Home Office Police Policy Directorate
16 Pawson, R. and Tilley, N. (1997) Realistic Evaluation. Sage Publications