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Nottingham research data open call

EMPAC would like to advertise an opportunity to get involved with research exploring police perspectives on how to respond to crimes involving the non-consensual sharing of sexual / nude images. As this is a relatively new offence (introduced in 2015) it would be useful to understand police officers’ experiences of…

Performance analyst vacancy

EMPAC is pleased to be able to report that Leicestershire Police are offering a new job opportunity within their Violence and Complex Crime Unit (VCCU). The role is for a Performance Analyst, to join the Violence & Complex Crime Unit (VCCU), working in close partnership with the Leicestershire Violence Reduction…

EMSOU Internships

About EMSOU The East Midlands Special Operations Unit (EMSOU) is one the largest and most progressive in the country. EMSOU utilises specialist skills and capabilities to tackle the most serious, organised and violent crime, including terrorism. Established in 2001, EMSOU is based within the vicinity of Junction 27 of the M1…

Preventing public place violence: what works and what doesn’t

The East Midlands Violence Reduction Unit (VRIN), hosted at the University of Leicester, exists to enhance knowledge on how to best tackle violence by bringing together academic researchers and policing professionals and other relevant partners. The benefit is that Violence Reduction Units (VRUs) in forces can work with everyone else…

Lincolnshire’s collaboration innovation

Lincolnshire are on the map for their best practice in progressing blue light collaboration, to not only realise efficiencies, but improve services to the public all in one joined-up approach. This collaborative work has been subject to critical scrutiny oversight by the University of Lincoln and now offers a sound…

Nottingham research on protecting women and girls

Researchers at Nottingham and Nottingham Trent Universities have carried out in-depth research to tackle misogyny hate crime, producing new practical resource materials that are now freely available for general use. Professor Louise Mullany, Dr Victoria Howard (University of Nottingham) and Dr Loretta Tricket (NTU) have been working together to improve…

New research on under-representation of female chief officers

Derbyshire Constabulary DCC Kate Meynell has recently completed an MSc in Police Leadership, Strategy and Organisation at the University of Derby, and the focus of the enquiry is Leadership in the Blues: A critical analysis of under-representation of female Chief Officers. DCC Meynell joined policing in 1993. In 2015, she became…

Research on bullet proof fingerprint technology

University of Nottingham researchers have developed a unique method for retrieving high resolution images of fingermarks from curved objects like bullet casings that offers greater detail and accuracy than traditional forensic methods. Scientists from the School of Physics and School of Pharmacy developed a rotation stage to allow researchers and…

EMPAC Fellow’s research has national impact

Lincolnshire Police’s John Manuel undertook research into suicide prevention as an EMPAC Fellow at Nottingham Trent University and has now helped shape national guidance on designing out suicide risk in car parks. John’s research and expertise has been utilised by the British Parking Association via the publication of a new…

Research Associate Vacancy

Legitimacy & Confidence in Policing Research Associate   Cumberland Lodge, an educational charity based near Windsor, seek to appoint a freelance Research Associate to support a forthcoming conference, ‘Legitimacy & Confidence in Policing’. This role will include researching and writing a pre-conference briefing document and a post-conference report summarising key…