Research Networks

The regional programme of work is split into five research areas, each with a network lead from one of the partner universities. The research areas are:

  • Local and Community Policing
    Prof. Simon Holdaway: Nottingham Trent University
    Chief Constable Simon Cole: Leicestershire Police
  • Serious Organised Crime (including crime in the “digital world” and terrorism)
    Dr. Lee Hadlington: De Montford University
    Detective Superintendent Andy Dickin: East Midlands Police
  • Organisational Transformation
    Laura Knight: Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice, University of Northampton
    Assistant Chief Constable Rachel Swann: Northamptonshire Police
  • Victims, Witnesses and Public Protection
    Dr. Karen Lumsden: Loughborough University
    PCC Paddy Tipping: Police and Crime Commissioner for Nottinghamshire
  • Operational Policing
    Nick Howe: University of Derby
    Superintendent Dave Lawson: Northamptonshire Police