Category Organisational Transformation

Become an EMPAC Fellow

PLEASE NOTE THAT THE DEADLINE FOR APPLYING FOR AN EMPAC FELLOWSHIP HAS NOW PASSED.   There has been much excited interest in Fellowships and we are pleased to announce that EMPAC has opened its Fellowship programme and applicants are now invited to apply. Fellowships open up an extra opportunity for anyone…

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…

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);…

28 forces attend Special Constables event at Northants Police HQ

Northamptonshire Police and Crime Commissioner Adam Simmonds, on the 25th January 2016 hosted officials from 28 police forces across the England and Wales at Northants Police HQ for an event showcasing their Special Constables strategy. Speakers at the event included, PCC Adam Simmonds, Kathryn Buckle, Luke Harkin (marketing and recruitment), Kate…

Northants OPCC publishes police fire integration report

Northamptonshire’s Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner has published a report into the future of emergency services integration in the county. The report, titled Bluelights: Police Fire Integration in Northamptonshire details the achievements towards integration so far, before setting out future aims. The steps taken so far include: Northants Fire and…