Launch of the 5th round of Small Grant Awards 2020/21

14th November 2019 marks the opening of the submission window for applications to the 2020/21 Small Grants process. The application period closes on 16th January 2020 and award decisions will be made by N8 PRP Steering Group in late March 2020. The purpose of the Small Grant Awards is to provide pump-priming funds to support … Read moreLaunch of the 5th round of Small Grant Awards 2020/21

Fans are focus of Football League project to reduce match-day policing

The English Football League is to fund research into match-day policing aimed at managing potential flashpoints with a more progressive approach to supporters. The long-term objective of the study is for the police to deploy fewer officers at games. The project, termed “Enable”, carried out observations at five matches last season and reached three key findings: the … Read moreFans are focus of Football League project to reduce match-day policing

N8 PRP Policing Innovation Forum 2019

N8 PRP Policing Innovation Forum – 14TH November 2019 Location: Goodison Park (Everton Football Club) Tackling Knife Crime – Police and Multi Agency Responses to a Headline Problem Register for the Innovation Forum here. On 14th November 2019, the N8 Policing Research Partnership will be hosting the fifth Policing Innovation Forum (PIF) which will bring together … Read moreN8 PRP Policing Innovation Forum 2019

Policing Insight Interview – Mutual benefit: How a major partnership between academics and police is impacting policing

This interview was conducted and written by Andrew Staniforth for Policing Insight. The original article can be viewed on the Policing Insight website. As the N8 Policing Research Partnership celebrates its fifth anniversary, Director Professor Adam Crawford explains to Policing Insight the key successes of co-produced research with police officers, and outlines the challenges that … Read morePolicing Insight Interview – Mutual benefit: How a major partnership between academics and police is impacting policing

Independent Evaluation of the N8 PRP is now open!

The N8 Policing Research Partnership (N8 PRP) has commissioned researchers from the Institute for Criminal Policy Research (ICPR) at Birkbeck, University of London to conduct an independent evaluation of the impact of the N8 PRP. As part of the evaluation, ICPR has designed a survey for officers, civilian staff, Police and Crime Commissioners and OPCC … Read moreIndependent Evaluation of the N8 PRP is now open!

Engaging the Public – Deliberative Event Opportunities

Has your involvement with the N8PRP produced questions you would like to consult the public on? If so, resources are available through the Public Engagement Strand to design a deliberative consultation to engage the public with the issues you are interested in. What is a deliberative consultation? Last year, the Public Engagement Strand (led by … Read moreEngaging the Public – Deliberative Event Opportunities

Preventing terror: The impact of community engagement on reporting extremism

(First published in Policing Insight, March 2019) The terror attack in New Zealand has exposed fault lines in the prevention of extreme right-wing related terrorism. Ahead of the forthcoming review of the UK’s Prevent strategy, researcher Neda Richards talks to Policing Insight about the findings of her unique research analysing preventative counter-terrorism policing and the … Read morePreventing terror: The impact of community engagement on reporting extremism

N8 PRP Academic Examines Variations in the Relationship Between Police Powers and Citizens’ Rights Inside Police Detention

Police detention is the place where suspects are taken whilst their case is investigated and a case disposal decision is reached. It is also a largely hidden, but vital, part of police work and an under-explored aspect of police studies. This new book by N8 PRP International Strand academic Dr Layla Skinns (University of Sheffield) … Read moreN8 PRP Academic Examines Variations in the Relationship Between Police Powers and Citizens’ Rights Inside Police Detention

Announcement of New ‘Policing Domestic Abuse’ Research List

There has been a lot of activity throughout different strands of the N8 PRP Catalyst project related to domestic abuse, including small grants, conferences, and staff and PGR exchanges. Given this, and the desire for longevity in terms of the outcomes of the current programme of work, Prof. Nicole Westmarland and Dr Kelly Johnson (Centre … Read moreAnnouncement of New ‘Policing Domestic Abuse’ Research List

N8 Academics and Regional Police Collaborate on Research Ideas to Address Online Child Sexual Exploitation

Emma Barrett is Professor of Psychology, Security and Trust at the University of Manchester and Deborah Oakes is Detective Chief Inspector, Public Protection Specialist Protective Services in Greater Manchester Police. In this article they outline a workshop held in January 2019, organised by Greater Manchester Police and University of Manchester, focusing on the problems of … Read moreN8 Academics and Regional Police Collaborate on Research Ideas to Address Online Child Sexual Exploitation