Welcome to The National Crime Research Centre
The National Crime Research Centre (NCRC) is a State Corporation under Ministry of Interior and Co-ordination of National Government established by an Act of Parliament, the National Crime Research Act 1997 CAP 62 Laws of Kenya.
The Centre is mandated to carry out research into the causes of crime, its prevention and to disseminate the research findings and recommendations to Government Agencies concerned with the administration of criminal justice, NCRC’s stakeholders and the public. The establishment of NCRC is in line with the International best practice where research has provided critical information on what works to impact on crime and disorder and has helped to generate programmes that can assist criminal justice agencies.
Featured Research Publications
Latest Crime Research News Highlights
The Issue No.5/2021
This Issue gives details of The National Conference on the State of Crime and its Prevention hosted by the National Crime Research Centre in Kenya on Wednesday 10th, March 2021. In it, The Cabinet Secretary, [...]
The Issue No.4/2021
The 4th Issue of NCRC's newsletter introduces key events undertaken by NCRC during its 2nd quarter of the financial year 2020/21. The newsletter highlights NCRC's National State of Crime Conference which has been scheduled for [...]
Protecting the Family in the Time of Covid-19 Pandemic in Kenya
Protecting the Family in the Time of Covid-19 Pandemic : Addressing the Escalating Cases of Gender Based Violence, Girl Child Disempowerment and Violations of Childrens Rights in Kenya. Summary of Findings and Recommendations [...]