Archive March 2019

Leicestershire Police Problem Solving Conference success

The 3rd annual Leicestershire Police EBP conference was a great event and EMPAC is pleased to report on key aspects here. The event was opened by the Chief Constable, Simon Cole, and closed by Deputy Chief Constable Rob Nixon. ┬áThe powerhouse behind the conference is Sergeant Mark Brennan, who has…

Thematic Group on Understanding Demand, Capacity and Capability

A recent event at Nottingham Trent University on the 15th March 2019 has highlighted a number of key areas for development in understanding demand, capacity and capability. Academics and practitioners came together to explore development following an initial Roundtable held at Lincolnshire Police HQ back in 2018. Now, a rolling…

Recognition of Prior Experience & Learning, 25th March 2019

EMPAC is pleased to announce a free awareness event to raise the profile of Recognition of Prior Experience and Learning (RPL) on the 25th March 2019, between 2pm and 5pm. The event will be held at The University of Northampton’s Students’ Union, The Platform Club, George Row, Northampton, NN1 1DF.…

Citizens in Policing Workshop, 21st March 2019

Dr Laura Knight, Dr Matt Callender and Dr Iain Britton of the University of Northampton have been developing world-leading research on the best use of citizens in policing. To help share their findings to date a free workshop is being hosted at the Innovation Centre, at the University of Northampton…

Collaborative Research

EMPAC is pleased to be able to reflect just for a moment on our distance travelled in growing collaborative, co-produced research to improve policing in our region. Although what we feature here is simply a snapshot it’s testament to the incredible amount and diversity of work that is happening. EMPAC…

DMU PhD Scholarships

EMPAC is pleased to announce that the Institute for Criminology, Education and Social Justice (ICESJ) is inviting outstanding prospective PhD students to apply for a De Montfort University (DMU) PhD Scholarship. Applications are welcome from students capable of developing innovative, interdisciplinary and internationally-relevant social science research in fields related to…