Category Local and Community Policing

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…

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…

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.…

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,…

Northants PCC publishes independent Stop and Search review

Northants Police and Crime Commissioner has published Duwayne Brooks’ independent review into Stop and Search reform in Northants Police. Northants Police held a consultation into the perceptions and views of communities around the use of Stop and Search powers in January 2014. As a result, the following changes were made to…