Articles by Daniel Moloney

De Montfort University launch cybercrime and online security survey

EMPAC’s Serious Organised Crime network, based at De Montfort University have launched a survey that aims to explore peoples’ beliefs about cybercrime and online security. Get involved with EMPAC’s research by completing the survey by clicking the link below: Cybercrime and online security survey The survey takes about 30 minutes to…

EMPAC Local network hosts EBP masterclass

The EMPAC Local and Community Policing network recently hosted two Evidence-Based Policing masterclasses in Nottingham. The masterclasses were both oversubscribed and feedback from the day has revealed that the event was enlightening and has encouraged police professionals to think differently about their approaches to using evidence to inform their decisions.…

EMPAC hosts National Citizens in Policing Summit 2016

EMPAC was delighted to host yesterday’s National Citizens in Policing Summit alongside the Insititute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice. Delegates from forces, PCC’s offices and volunteer organisations across England and Wales attended the CiP Summit taking place at Manchester’s Palace Hotel on 21st July 2016. In the morning session,…

EMPAC appoints Knowledge Exchange Manager

EMPAC’s new Knowledge Exchange Manager is John Coxhead, an inspector from Derbyshire Constabulary. John joins Dave Hill from Northampton to create the EMPAC core team. John has served with Derbyshire for 27 years, working in both urban and rural areas. He has most recently moved to his EMPAC secondment from…

Blog: The McDonaldization of Police-Academic Partnerships: Observations on ‘What Works’ and ‘What Doesn’t Work’

By Dr Karen Lumsden, Victims, Witnesses and Public Protection Network Lead Published on 16 May 2016 Police and academics ‘rubbing shoulders’ A strategically driven impetus for police and academics to collaborate has emerged in recent years in the UK. Examples of collaborations include the Scottish Institute for Policing Research (SIPR);…

Home Office publishes Modern Crime Prevention Strategy

The Home Office has published it Modern Crime Prevention Strategy document, setting out an agenda for tackling the key drivers of crime in the UK. The strategy document looks at what the current evidence-base is saying in relation to the six key drivers of crime that have been identified: opportunity, character,…

IPSCJ release Teen Intimate Relationships report

The IPSCJ has published its Teen Intimate Relationships report commissioned by Northants OPCC and conducted in partnership with Service 6 and The Core Theatre Group. 2,712 young people were consulted and the findings from the report revealed an alarming level of coercive and controlling behaviours being experienced by young people in…

Blog: Why EMPAC = Progress

By Supt. Dave Hill, EMPAC Programme Director Published on 15 March 2016 A question I have been asked recently by a number of people who are just finding out about EMPAC for the first time is “what will EMPAC offer that the College of Policing and universities don’t already provide?’”…

Serious Organised Crime Network launches Cybercrime in Business survey

EMPAC’s Serious Organised Crime Network have launched an online survey to collect data for their project researching cybercrime in business and are asking for people to volunteer to take part. Click here to take the survey now. The aim of the study, lead by Dr. Lee Hadlington of De Montfort University,…

EMPAC sets sights on international influence at launch event

EMPAC welcomed delegates from police forces and universities across the East Midlands and beyond at last weeks launch event, where Programme Director, Supt. Dave Hill set out the international ambitions of the collaboration. Supt. Hill addressed the event hosted at the NSPCC’s National Training Centre in Leicester to explain how…