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 Special Constables,
Police Support Volunteers and Cadets;
- analysis of the national surveys of Special Constables and Police Support
- key patterns and trends identified within the 2018 data (compared to the
2016 data); and
– discussion on factors shaping the experience of volunteering in policing,
progress through recruitment and training, and leadership within the
A light lunch and refreshments will be provided.
The event will discuss the results and aim to develop knowledge around the analysis
of the national evidence base to help inform local priorities and practice.
This workshop is intended to be the first in a series of events designed to strengthen
community practice around volunteering in policing and provide opportunities to
engage with the development of national strategy and policy for Citizens in Policing.
The workshop will be led by Dr Laura Knight (Director, IPSCJ) and Dr Matthew
The event is free to attend and will be held in October 2018 at the Innovation Centre, Northampton.
Spaces will be limited, and we expect them to be in high demand. To reserve your space
at the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.