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BLOG: What is the impact of experiencing ASB on quality of life?

By Dr Becky Thompson, Bethany Ward and Professor Andromachi Tseloni – EMPAC Local and Community Policing network Dr Becky Thompson on the ASB Risk and Management project Around 1.8 million incidents of anti-social behaviour (ASB) were reported to the police in the year ending December 2016 (Office for National Statistics…

VIDEO: Anti-Social Behaviour Risk and Management

Nottingham Trent University’s Dr Becky Thompson answers questions on their anti-social behaviour risk and management project. This research was conducted under the EMPAC banner and forms part of the EMPAC Local and Community Policing‘s contribution to the collaboration.

Spotlight on EMPAC Fellows

EMPAC would like to celebrate its Fellows by offering some insights into what they’re up to. With accredited programmes, to equip those valuable research skills, underway until February 2018, it’s hard work in progress! EMPAC Fellowships are an innovative way of developing our organisations and staff at the same time.…

Bayes’ Theorem and policing

Professor Ken Pease, former Home Office Researcher, discusses the contribution of Bayesian analysis. Forty-seven years ago I started work in the Home Office Research Unit and I have spent all the intervening years researching crime and justice, in one secure hospital, two national ministries and several police forces. The gulf…

Lincolnshire trial Professional Viva model

  EMPAC Fellows, the chief officer team and the Police and Crime Commissioner from Lincolnshire Police together with representatives of the University of Lincoln have hosted a new venture, and one with the potential for a regional roll-out. Lincolnshire have established quite a track record in innovation and this latest…

Domestic Harassment: new Loughborough research findings

EMPAC is proud to publish a summary of Loughborough University’s new research on domestic harassment, which has been sponsored via the Home Office and HEFCE’s Police Knowledge Fund. For the full report click the following link: Characteristics of reports of the disclosure of private images and social media-enabled domestic harassment offences…

Research in a complex world

EMPAC is promoting the use of a model developed by the U.S. Army War College during the Cold War. Why you may ask! The conditions faced by policing and researchers now share a similar environment, of complexity and ambiguity: a situation VUCA was developed to help manage. EMPAC, driven by…

Leicester EBP event 24th March 2017

What is Evidence Based Policing and how can it help me?   EMPAC is proud to announce a new event that showcases extensive work done in Leicestershire. Sgt Mark Brennan is a key figure in driving the implementation of evidence based policing and is to be congratulated on assembling a wide…

EMPAC hosts SEBP Conference 2017

Hosted by EMPAC, the SEBP’s sixth annual conference followed the theme ‘Creating a culture of curiosity: Why failure is a good thing’ and was attended by a sold-out delegation of over 200 key figures from the world of policing and academia. The event provided an opportunity to advance shared objectives of…