Archive August 2016

News: EMPAC’s Director keynote speaker at national Coaching Conference

Dave Hill, EMPAC’s Programme Director, is a key note speaker at a national conference on coaching. Dave will be presenting on new leadership paradigms, based on his extensive background in psychology and NLP, and his new PhD research on leadership in complex systems. This is the 14th Anniversary Conference for…

EMPAC Universities offer world beating expertise

Did you know just how wide and deep the research driven by EMPAC universities in the East Midlands is? Have a look at this jaw dropping sample of just some of the expertise there is! The EMPAC web has themes and topics listed so you simply click on a topic…

News: Changes to crime posing new policing challenges

Rick Muir of the Police Foundation (an independent think tank) has argued in a recent article that changes, not cuts, are the police’s greatest challenge. Muir reviews the changing nature of crime and points to technology as the reason for change. For example, the Office of National Statistics identifies 5.8…

Feature: Modern Crime Prevention Strategy

The Government has published a Modern Crime Prevention Strategy – for a free full download of the strategy and summary booklet go to www.gov.uk/government/publications/modern-crime-prevention-strategy. The Modern Crime Prevention Strategy refreshes thinking about crime prevention. It’s an interesting opportunity to reflect how research has informed work on prevention. The new Strategy…

BLOG: Gold standard(s): Policing setting the new standard in research?

 As a ‘spin off’ from another blog (about operationalising an EBP approach into tasking) a discussion popped up that seemed to deserve a little blog all of its own. As always, blogs are informal, opinion pieces to promote discussion, so please do throw your view back in! This blog…

BLOG: EBP and operational tasking

The question has come up about taking an evidence based policing (EBP) approach in tasking. This has prompted some initial discussion – your views are invited to take us forward! On one level perhaps, firstly, it can be suggested that there are different forms of research and different levels of…

BLOG: Det / Supt Chris Davison on making EBP real

Looking forward to the University of Lincoln’s event on 31st October 2016, I wanted to share some thoughts on how EBP might look if we grasp hold of it and make it our own in policing. Evidence Based Policing isn’t something that has to be done to us, nor does…

Treat with no tricks! EMPAC Hallowe’en event at University of Lincoln

Lincolnshire Police, in partnership with Lincoln University, will be hosting an EMPAC / Society of Evidenced Based Policing (SEBP) event at the University on 31st October 2016. The chosen venue – the David Chiddick Building on Brayford Wharf East, Lincoln, LN5 7AT – can hold up to 60 delegates, so book…