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Back to the future: early intervention and prevention

EMPAC is pleased  to announce a forthcoming key round table, hosted by the University of Northampton, on the vital role of early intervention and prevention. The University of Northampton are playing a leading role on this often overlooked aspect of policing, to bring to the fore the importance of working…

Transforming Policing using a Restorative Framework, 28th September

As part of the East Midlands Police and Crime Research and Development Plan (see http://www.empac.org.uk/east-midlands-police-crime-research-development/), EMPAC is pleased to announce a cutting-edge event at the University of Nottingham on the 28th September 2018, when Australian visiting expert Terry O’Connell (pictured, see more of Terry in a TV interview at https://www.what-makes-a-man.org.au/interviews/interview-highlights/terry-oconnell/) and Nottingham…

EMPAC Fellow’s geospatial research on crime harm

Crime volume and severity: a numerical and geospatial study EMPAC Fellow John Tanner of Derbyshire Constabulary, has completed new research on Crime Volume and Severity: a numerical and geospatial study at Nottingham Trent University. John’s work, as part of a Post Graduate Certificate, was supervised by Dr James Hunter. This study…

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE): Theory, Policy and Practice

EMPAC is pleased to announce an international and inter-disciplinary conference, open to academics, policy makers, practitioners and other interested stakeholders. From: Thursday 22 November 2018, 9 am To: Friday 23 November 2018, 5 pm Booking deadline: Wednesday 21 November 2018, 5.00 pm Reserve your place  Event details Since the mid-1990s, there has been an increasing…

Tackling Child Criminal Exploitation

EMPAC is pleased to report here on research that is developing systemic investigation, protection and prosecution strategies (SIPPS) for child criminal exploitation.  This vital work is being linked into the East Midlands Police and Crime Research and Development Plan (EMPCRD) http://www.empac.org.uk/east-midlands-police-crime-research-development/ to help share the insights and improve professional practice.…

Improving the accuracy and reliability of earwitness evidence

EMPAC is pleased to feature cutting-edge research here from Nottingham Trent University that offers improvements to professional policing practice, specifically in the field of investigation. The victim of a crime might not always get a clear view of the perpetrator. In cases like telephone fraud, blackmail, or masked attack, the…

EMPAC roundtable on policing and mental health, 5th September

As part of the ongoing East Midlands Police and Crime Research and Development Plan http://www.empac.org.uk/east-midlands-police-crime-research-development/, EMPAC is pleased to announce a roundtable exploring approaches to mental health. Early discussions between Dr Claire Davis (University of Leicester) and Detective Chief Superintendent Chris Davison (Lincolnshire Police) have developed into a full roundtable…

Community Engagement and Tackling ASB at NTU, 30th July

Nottingham Trent University will be holding an event on Enhancing Community Engagement and Tackling Anti-Social Behaviour, showcasing two research projects, Community Engagement Area Classification and Anti-Social Behaviour (ASB), with outputs which are relevant to practitioners and policymakers. When: Monday 30 July 2018, 10 am Registration: 10 am – 10.30 am Location:…

EMPAC Fellow research on Fraud Prevention

EMPAC Fellow Sgt Caroline Broughton, of Lincolnshire Police, has carried out new practitioner-research on  fraud prevention. Read all about her experience as a Fellow and her research. There are a number of practitioner-researcher EMPAC Fellows, and we will be publishing findings of their research over the coming weeks. This time…

Citizens in Policing workshop October 2018

This workshop will explore the emerging findings from national research on Citizens in Policing and is hosted by the Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice (IPSCJ) in collaboration with the East Midlands Police Academic Collaboration (EMPAC). The workshop will include: - an overview of the 2018 national benchmarking of…