Briefing paper on police management of registered sex offenders

The Active Risk Management System risk assessment process on the home visit

Summary

onEvidence was commissioned to design a research report that was visually compelling and that presented the results of Dr Mydlowski’s research in an accessible manner. It also had to conform to University brand guidelines.

About the client

Dr Leona Mydlowski is a Senior Lecturer in the School of Law and Policing, University of Central Lancashire.

University of Central lancashire

Background and objectives

Dr Mydlowski’s study provides three separate data sets from the following studies: Study 1. Observation of Police Training and Recordings of Home Visits; Study 2. Management of Sexual or Violent Offenders (MOSOVO) Views of the Effectiveness of Training for the Purpose of Risk Assessment and Home Visit Process; Study 3. RSOs’ Experiences of the Home Visit Process.

onEvidence were commissioned to design a briefing paper report that introduced visual elements as an attractive means to help the audience better interpret the research and navigate the document, while conforming to University brand guidelines.

Solution

To address the brief, onEvidence introduced various media to help non-expert readers to visualise the research findings. The report was optimised for accessibility, including image alt text, read order, colour contrast, and internal navigation devices. View the full report here (opens in new window).

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