Work was originally focused on the following eight themes, led by academics from across the N8 Policing Research Partnership: Cyber-crime; Drugs and alcohol; Serious and organised crime; Domestic violence; Public order and crowd management; Critical incidents decision-making; Partnerships; Community engagement.
For each theme, a rapid review of research evidence was conducted, mapping of ongoing research and identifying research priorities followed by the publication of a short summary report. To support this work a series of thematic events/workshops with operational level police and partners also took place in different locations across the north of England.
Public Engagement workshop presentations:
- Introduction – Stuart Lister
- Child Protection Systems – Beverley Adams
- Police-Community Engagement – Stuart Lister
- ‘Why engage with the public?’ – Peter Norman
- Football and policing – Susan Ritchie and Andrew Fisher
- Community engagement – Andrew Staniforth
- Police use of social media – Nick Keane
Policing Partnerships workshop presentations:
- Welcome – Professor Adam Crawford
- External research and university partnership – Paul Anderson
- Barriers to effective partnerships – Mike Cunningham
- Origins, impacts and challenges – Professor Nick Fyfe
- Neighbourhood policing – Dr Megan O’Neill