News & Events

Citizens in Policing Workshop, 21st March 2019

Dr Laura Knight, Dr Matt Callender and Dr Iain Britton of the University of Northampton have been developing world-leading research on the best use of citizens in policing. To help share their findings to date a free workshop is being hosted at the Innovation Centre, at the University of Northampton…

Collaborative Research

EMPAC is pleased to be able to reflect just for a moment on our distance travelled in growing collaborative, co-produced research to improve policing in our region. Although what we feature here is simply a snapshot it’s testament to the incredible amount and diversity of work that is happening. EMPAC…

DMU PhD Scholarships

EMPAC is pleased to announce that the Institute for Criminology, Education and Social Justice (ICESJ) is inviting outstanding prospective PhD students to apply for a De Montfort University (DMU) PhD Scholarship. Applications are welcome from students capable of developing innovative, interdisciplinary and internationally-relevant social science research in fields related to…

Understanding Demand, Capability & Capacity, 15th March 2019

All forces and partners are seeking to better understand demand, capability, and capacity. This is critical work to help inform Force Management Statements and ensure future capability. Forces in the East Midlands are coming together at Nottingham Trent University on the 15th March, 2019, with academic researchers to discuss the…

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.…