Developing the Police Response to Child-to-Parent Violence

Written by Dr Sam Lewis, Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Leeds A recent review of international research by Simmons et al. (2018) concluded that child-to-parent violence (CPV) remains one of the least studied forms of family violence. Although there exists no single definition of CPV, academic and practitioner accounts describe … Read moreDeveloping the Police Response to Child-to-Parent Violence

College of Policing innovation sharing network

What is the College of Policing’s innovation sharing pilot? The College of Policing’s new pilot aims to speed up the sharing of local innovation across policing. Faced with changing demands and challenges, particularly in terms of technological developments, it is vital that police forces are able to try out new ideas and different ways of … Read moreCollege of Policing innovation sharing network

Disqualified knowledge: The exclusion of police voices from the narrative around policing

Written by Ashley Kilgallon, PhD Researcher at the University of Leeds I was driving to work yesterday morning at around 0640. I was grumpy. I was driving to my ‘money-job’ (as I call it, despite it not earning me much money) which I have whilst I finish studying. I hate it and the ‘money-job’ and … Read moreDisqualified knowledge: The exclusion of police voices from the narrative around policing

Implementing Evidence-Based Policing: Delivering change at the frontline

On the 1st February, Evidence-Based Policing (EBP) practitioners, senior managers and academics gathered at Greater Manchester Police (GMP) Headquarters for a workshop exploring Problem-Orientated Policing (POP) practices and their application to real world situations. It was the latest session in an ongoing series for GMP in addressing what an evidence-based approach to policing can bring … Read moreImplementing Evidence-Based Policing: Delivering change at the frontline

Data Specialists in Policing CPD Programme Review: Part 2

2018 saw the first running of the Data Specialists in Policing Continued Professional Development Programme which was delivered as a partnership between the Data Analytics and Training and Learning strands of the N8 Policing Research Partnership. It consisted of 8 modules, each one designed to provide an insight into techniques, tools and new ways of … Read moreData Specialists in Policing CPD Programme Review: Part 2

Data Specialists in Policing CPD Programme Review: Part 1

2018 saw the first running of the Data Specialists in Policing Continued Professional Development Programme which was delivered as a partnership between the Data Analytics and Training and Learning strands of the N8 Policing Research Partnership. It consisted of 8 modules, each one designed to provide an insight into techniques, tools and new ways of … Read moreData Specialists in Policing CPD Programme Review: Part 1

Northern powerhouse: Police research partnerships are forging ahead

This article was originally published by Andrew Staniforth in Policing Insight The creation of the Northern 8 Police Research Partnership is transforming the relationship between police and academics, bringing unique perspectives and practical solutions to policing issues. Policing Insight contributor and Senior Research Fellow at CENTRIC Andrew Staniforth takes a closer look at the N8 … Read moreNorthern powerhouse: Police research partnerships are forging ahead

The manipulative presentation techniques of control and coercive offenders: What are they and how can interviewers best deal with them?

Julie Jackson is a Detective Inspector in Cheshire Police with 25 years policing experience and a background in public protection and criminal justice and a keen interest in victim and suspect interviewing. In this article Julie discusses the project which was supported by the N8 PRP as part of the 2016-17 Small Grant Awards. It … Read moreThe manipulative presentation techniques of control and coercive offenders: What are they and how can interviewers best deal with them?

Reflections on an N8 Policing Research Partnership PhD

Lindsay Youansamouth is researching an N8 PRP supported PhD studentship at Lancaster University focusing on police joint working. In this article Lindsay discusses her PhD research and some of the challenges and benefits the N8 PRP has brought to her collaborative PhD. Background Collaborations between police and academic institutes have multiplied in recent years, reflecting … Read moreReflections on an N8 Policing Research Partnership PhD

Interviewing Sexual Offence Suspects: The impact of organisational, professional, and personal factors on eliciting information

This article explores research conducted as a result of an N8 PRP Application of Knowledge for More Effective Policing Programme funded PhD studentship. The PhD examines factors influencing effective information retrieval in investigative interviews conducted with sexual offence suspects. Applied studies were used to identify current interview practices along with the perspectives and lived experiences … Read moreInterviewing Sexual Offence Suspects: The impact of organisational, professional, and personal factors on eliciting information