On Wednesday 20 March, The King and Queen visited the Swedish National Council for Crime Prevention to find out how the council contributes towards the development of knowledge with the legal system.
During their visit, The King and Queen received general information about the council's operations and in-depth information about three reports drawn up by the council.
In its report on the relationship to the legal system in socially vulnerable areas, the council has used surveys and interviews find out about residents' views on security and confidence in the legal system.
The number of fatal shootings in criminal environments has risen in recent years. The council's report on shootings in criminal environments is based on interviews with individuals who have been active in such contexts.
The National Security Investigation is an annual national study relating to the victims of crime and security. The data comes from around 74,000 people who have answered questions via postal and online surveys on exposure to crime, insecurity and fears about crime, confidence in the legal system and their experiences of contact with the legal system.
The King and Queen concluded their visit by meeting employees at the council's centre for combating violent extremism. The centre works to prevent ideologically motivated crime and terrorism.