Archive April 2020

Community resilience during COVID-19

EMPAC is pleased to report here on new social scientific research that is certainly stepping up to the challenge facing us all because of the COVID -19 pandemic. Superintendent Mark Housley of Lincolnshire Police, who leads on EMPAC’s workstream on understanding demand is using a survey to understand community cohesion…

Update on violence reduction research

The University of Leicester were able to secure research funding from the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC) to establish a Violence Reduction Information Network (VRIN), and had started to work with East Midlands police services. The academic team at VRIN comprises Associate Professor Matt Hopkins, Dr Claire Davis and…