Police Collaboration Opportunities and Child to Parent Violence

In June 2018 the N8PRP held its annual Knowledge Exchange conference. The theme for this year was child-to-parent violence (CPV), its complexities, recognition as an issue and prevention.  In this blog-post Dr Simon Retford, Detective Superintendent at Greater Manchester Police, gives us an insight into CPV through research undertaken to complete his Professional Doctorate and … Read morePolice Collaboration Opportunities and Child to Parent Violence

Domestic Homicide of Older People in the UK

Hannah Bows is an Assistant Professor in Criminal Law at Durham University and Deputy Director of the Centre for Research into Violence and Abuse (CRiVA). In this articles she discusses the problem of ‘elder abuse’ and domestic homicide of older people in the UK. She presented on this topic at the N8 PRP Knowledge Exchange conference … Read moreDomestic Homicide of Older People in the UK

Improving Policing Research and Practice on Child to Parent Domestic Violence and Abuse: Reflections on the Day

The N8 PRP recently hosted its annual Knowledge Exchange conference and this year focused on the theme of Child to Parent Violence (CPV).  In this article, Tania Percy, Manager of the Performance Management Unit in South Yorkshire Police, gives her reflections on the days events and outlines what each speaker presented.  It is a strange … Read moreImproving Policing Research and Practice on Child to Parent Domestic Violence and Abuse: Reflections on the Day

Police use of Body-Worn Cameras and the prosecution of domestic abuse: policy, practice and research

The N8 Policing Research Partnership recently supported a conference at the University of Leeds which explored ‘Police use of Body-Worn Cameras and the prosecution of domestic abuse: policy, practice and research’.  In this blog-post Daniel Pugh, PhD candidate at Leeds University Business School, identifies some of the key messages to emerge during the proceedings of … Read morePolice use of Body-Worn Cameras and the prosecution of domestic abuse: policy, practice and research

Researching Police Responses to Coercive Control

Written by Dr Kelly Johnson and Dr Charlotte Barlow, Lancaster University  Physical violence is now understood to be just one of many methods of domestic abuse, with psychological, emotional, coercive and controlling methods being increasingly acknowledged in academia, policy and practice in the UK. Over the past few years there have also been substantive legislative … Read moreResearching Police Responses to Coercive Control

Police Foundation Conference 2017 – ‘Networked Policing: Effective collaboration between police, partners and communities’

‘Networked Policing: Effective collaboration between police, partners and communities’ was the title of the Police Foundation Annual Conference held recently at the BT Centre in London on 29th November 2017. In this blog, Sean Butcher provides a personal account and reflections on the debates and themes of the day.  Police services face unprecedented levels of … Read morePolice Foundation Conference 2017 – ‘Networked Policing: Effective collaboration between police, partners and communities’

Creating Public Value in Responding to Domestic Abuse

Written by Dr Linda Reid, Alliance Manchester Business School How can the police and agencies responsible for tackling domestic abuse connect with their communities and create public value in this area of work? There is copious research about the phenomenon of domestic abuse, but little that is written from a leadership perspective.  This doctoral case study … Read moreCreating Public Value in Responding to Domestic Abuse

Counting crime, rethinking conventional measures

Written by Mark Bangs, Deputy Head of Crime Statistics, Office for National Statistics Official statistics on crime in England and Wales have been collated and published for over 100 years. Many aspects of these statistics have changed over this time, to adapt to the changing nature of crime and a growing demand for more detailed data. One … Read moreCounting crime, rethinking conventional measures

Coordinated Community Responses: Housing Providers and Domestic Abuse

Written by Kelly Henderson, PhD researcher at Durham University, Co-founder of the Domestic Abuse Housing Alliance (DAHA) and works for housing provider Gentoo.  I am in my final year of my PhD at Durham University – my research examines the role of housing providers in a coordinated community response to domestic abuse. Whilst there is … Read moreCoordinated Community Responses: Housing Providers and Domestic Abuse

Which drinking practices are associated with violent behaviour?

Written by Dr Carly Lightowlers The association between alcohol and violence Due to its association with violent outcomes, heavy episodic or ‘binge’ drinking remains a concern in the fields of public health and criminal justice. In wider discourse and policy responses ‘binge’ drinking has focused on younger populations given their frequent and often public displays … Read moreWhich drinking practices are associated with violent behaviour?