News & Events

Hate Crime Research Workshop, 5th March 2019

Researchers at Nottingham Trent University have remodelled and refined hate crime risk assessment over a four-year period with Nottinghamshire Police, in a project which was singled out as an example of good practice in the HMICFRS report. A free workshop all about hate Crime risk assessing will take place on Tuesday…

Research on hate crime risk assessing

Hate Crime Risk Assessing EMPAC is pleased to report on new research from Dr Loretta Trickett, Associate Professor at Nottingham Law School, on risk assessing hate crime occurrences. The challenges The key findings are of the research are: hate crime is a unique offence which should be reflected in the…

NTU ASB research event, 4th March 2019

EMPAC is pleased to report on important new research at Nottingham Trent University on anti-social behaviour. NTU are inviting you to attend a free event on 4th March 2019 where you can get a full overview of the research. NTU’s ESRC-funded project is seeking to answer the question: ‘who experiences…

Leicestershire Police Problem Solving Conference 13th March 2019

EMPAC is pleased to announce that this year’s Problem Solving Conference has been confirmed for Wednesday 13th March at Leicestershire Police Force Headquarters. This annual event has proven very popular in bringing together policing professionals and academic researchers to discuss the latest ideas in EBP. Make sure you save the date!…

University of Lincoln host Digital Policing Roundtable, 16th January 2019

EMPAC is pleased to announce that the University of Lincoln will host an important Roundtable to bring together police and academics to discuss digital policing policy in the 21st century, big data, crime and crime prevention in the virtual world.  As machine learning and artificial intelligence become ever more sophisticated, the…

A Sense of Place: EMPAC Fellow’s research on suicide prevention

EMPAC are pleased to be able to feature new research by John Manuel, a  Designing Out Crime Officer at Lincolnshire Police, who studied at Nottingham Trent University in order to try and reduce the tragedies of future suicides. Preventing the Means to Access to Reduce Opportunities for Suicide at Places of Height.…

EMPAC publishes new report on Innovation in Policing

Following a Roundtable on Innovation in Policing on the 17th October, 2018, facilitated by Deputy Chief Constable Gary Knighton, EMPAC is now pleased to be able to publish a report of the key findings from the event. Thanks is due to all participants, including several academics and representatives of the…

DMU host EMPAC Rural Crime Roundtable, 7th November 2018

 As part of the 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 an important event to focus on rural crime, particularly around vulnerability in the rural landscape and how this impacts on victims who may feel isolated and helpless. De Montfort University are…

EMPAC Roundtable on Learning and Development, 5th November 2018

EMPAC, led by PCC Hardyal Dhindsa and DCC Craig Naylor, has gone from strength to strength by adapting to emerging need and circumstances, modelling the adaptability, flexibility and innovation that the profession of the future will increasingly need. The regional collaborative partnership between policing and universities has brought university scholars together…

EMPAC Roundtable on Innovation in Policing, 17th October 2018

EMPAC is pleased to announce, as part of the East Midlands Police and Crime Research and Development Plan  http://www.empac.org.uk/east-midlands-police-crime-research-development/ , an important event all about encouraging more innovation within policing. So much in policing is about responding to crisis that the culture of command and control can squeeze out longer term, creative…