Archive January 2021

Police and Crime Commissioning Research & Innovation

The role of PCCs The role of PCCs is to ensure accountability in cutting crime and delivering effective and efficient policing. Their partnership role is to ensure a joined-up approach to preventing and reducing crime. PCCs replaced a previous arrangement of local Police Authorities in 2012. The role of PCCs,…

Force Management Statement (Understanding Demand) update

Working together on understanding demand EMPAC’s focus on understanding demand is jointly led by Superintendent Mark Housley (Lincolnshire Police), Dr Rowena Hill (Nottingham Trent University), Strategic Analysis Manager Kate Hemstock (Derbyshire Constabulary) and Professor Peter Kawalek (Loughborough University). This thematic forum brings together representatives across the whole region to work…

EMPAC welcomes Professor Karen Harrison

EMPAC is pleased to welcome a new point of contact at the University of Lincoln – Professor Karen Harrison – following the retirement of Professor Matthew Hall. We extend our thanks to Professor Hall for working with us in the past and send him our very best wishes for the…

Policing innovation and enterprise: weaponising creativity

The ambition of progressive policing As a professor of policing innovation – the only one I know of – I wanted to start a different conversation about what I see my mission as, and how we may find some common ground between us to work together. The central message I…