Cleveland Police joins the N8 Policing Research Partnership, enhancing the delivery of evidence-based policing in the North of England

Cleveland Chief Constable Richard Lewis

Cleveland Police has joined the 11 other forces in the North of England to become a partner of the N8 Policing Research Partnership (N8 PRP). The N8 PRP combines policing expertise and academic rigour to deliver research and knowledge exchange that assists forces to adapt to societal changes in order to prevent crime, improve safety … Read more Cleveland Police joins the N8 Policing Research Partnership, enhancing the delivery of evidence-based policing in the North of England

N8 PRP Helps Secure £2.5 Million to Investigate COVID Impact on BAME Communities

Protestor holding a sign that reads 'racism is a virus'

A £2.5 million bid supported by N8 PRP has been awarded to the Co-POWeR consortium, led by Professor Iyiola Solanke at the University of Leeds. Co-POWeR is a consortium from eight UK universities who have been funded by UKRI/ESRC to research the impact of COVID-19 and discrimination on Black, Asian, and Minority Ethnic Communities and … Read more N8 PRP Helps Secure £2.5 Million to Investigate COVID Impact on BAME Communities

What Works in Police Partnerships? – Policing Innovation Forum 2021

The Sixth N8 PRP Policing Innovation Forum began on Wednesday with a lively and varied session on ‘What Works in Police Partnerships?’ The session was chaired by Professor Joanna Shapland, Edward Bramley Professor of Criminal Justice at the University of Sheffield, and moderated by Dr Geoff Pearson, Academic Co-Director of N8 PRP. The programme, with … Read more What Works in Police Partnerships? – Policing Innovation Forum 2021

Policing Vulnerabilities and the Future of Police/Academic Partnerships Conference

  On 23rd and 24th November 2020, the N8 PRP hosted the Policing Vulnerabilities and the Future of Police/Academic Partnerships – Virtual Showcase Conference. Below you will find an overview of the conference, as well as links to the sessions from the day. The conference explored the challenges that confront implementing innovative and evidence-based reforms … Read more Policing Vulnerabilities and the Future of Police/Academic Partnerships Conference

Policing and the N8 Research Partnership

Written by Dr Annette Bramley, Director of the N8 Research Partnership The aspiration of the N8 Policing Research Partnership (N8 PRP) is to work with policing partners to transform the way research evidence is co-produced and used. Over the five year HEFCE Catalyst funded programme, N8 PRP has achieved this by harnessing skills, capabilities and … Read more Policing and the N8 Research Partnership

A blog by Chief Superintendent Ngaire Waine, Head of Criminal Justice at Merseyside Police and N8 PRP Policing Director

When I was appointed to the position of co-director of the N8 Policing Research Partnership (N8 PRP), I couldn’t have anticipated that my tenure would begin in such unusual circumstances. The impact of Covid-19 and the resulting lockdown has presented police forces across the country with the challenge of policing by consent in unprecedented times when there … Read more A blog by Chief Superintendent Ngaire Waine, Head of Criminal Justice at Merseyside Police and N8 PRP Policing Director

Data Specialists in Policing CPD Programme – Reflecting Back on the First Two Years

Written by Fiona McLaughlin, Research Officer – Policing Data Analytics, University of Leeds As we are approach the end of both 2019 and our second Data Specialist CPD Programme, this is an appropriate time to reflect on the lessons learnt.  While the demands of managing two intensive programmes have been high, it has been a … Read more Data Specialists in Policing CPD Programme – Reflecting Back on the First Two Years

Queensberry Alternative Provision – A New Approach to Tackling Knife Crime

A new initiative to tackle knife crime was showcased at the recent N8 Policing Innovation Forum in Liverpool.  Queensberry Alternative Provision, founded by Paul Cooper and Nic Martin, offers a range of interventions aimed at tackling the root causes of knife crime and other risk-taking activities through direct work that aims to change and challenges … Read more Queensberry Alternative Provision – A New Approach to Tackling Knife Crime

Public health approach is key to tackling knife crime, policing experts urge at N8 PRP Policing Innovation Forum

Police forces across the UK are dealing with a public health crisis in the fight against the devastating rise in knife crime, a group of policing experts have warned. The call comes days after the announcement that hundreds of pubs and clubs in London are to be given stab kits in the wake of rising … Read more Public health approach is key to tackling knife crime, policing experts urge at N8 PRP Policing Innovation Forum