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BLOG/VIDEO: Policing Rural Crime

Professor Kevin Bampton reports in on work to critically explore the policing of rural crime. One of the reasons for ongoing work in this field – pardon the pun – is the relative lack of significant studies which focus on how we think about rural crime and what we think…

VIDEO: Organisational Transformation and Digital Evidence

The Institute for Public Safety, Crime, and Justice’s Dr Laura Knight answers questions on the IPSCJ’s research into the use of digital evidence across the East Midlands. This research was carried out under the EMPAC banner and involved all five forces across the region.

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.

SEBP Conference 2017

The Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice (IPSCJ) and East Midlands Police and Academic Collaboration (EMPAC) are delighted to be hosting the 2017 SEPB conference in Northamptonshire. Hosted at the home of Northampton Saints Rugby Football Club, the two-day event across 2nd & 3rd March will include a variety…

Feature: Sgt. Mark Brennan – Why we need Evidence Based Policing

By Response Sergent Mark Brennan, Leicestershire Police Evidence based policing is policing guided by scientific findings rather than individual opinion. But what’s wrong with basing policing decisions on individual opinion?  For some decisions, there is nothing wrong with this such as when we respond to a crime that has just…

EMPAC Local network hosts EBP masterclass

The EMPAC Local and Community Policing network recently hosted two Evidence-Based Policing masterclasses in Nottingham. The masterclasses were both oversubscribed and feedback from the day has revealed that the event was enlightening and has encouraged police professionals to think differently about their approaches to using evidence to inform their decisions.…