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

N8 PRP ‘police-datathon’ to predict future crime areas

The N8 Policing Research Partnership (N8 PRP) is holding what has been described both as a ‘police-datathon’ and an ‘un-conference’ to unearth future crime issues. N8 PRP’s Data Analytics strand is hosting a Mobilising Data event with a difference and all delegates must participate fully in order to shape the day. The ‘un-conference’, which takes place at the Park … Read moreN8 PRP ‘police-datathon’ to predict future crime areas

N8 PRP Commissions Independent External Evaluation

The N8 PRP has commissioned Birkbeck, University of London to carry out an independent evaluation of the Partnership. It will be undertaken by colleagues from the Institute for Criminal Policy Research and led by Senior Research Fellow, Tiggey May. The aim of the evaluation is to document police officer use and views of the value … Read moreN8 PRP Commissions Independent External Evaluation

Enrol in the 2019 Data Specialists in Policing CPD Programme

Data Specialists in Policing CPD Programme 2019 In 2018, the N8PRP’s Data Analytics and Training and Learning strands delivered an ambitious Continuous Professional Development programme to a cohort of 33 participants from 11 North of England forces. Following on from this success, the N8 PRP will be running a second programme in 2019, seeking to … Read moreEnrol in the 2019 Data Specialists in Policing CPD Programme

Investigating the Impact of Data Analytics and Data Science on Policing

The N8 PRP Data Analytics Strand has launched a project seeking to understand how police forces utilise data analytics in their everyday decision making – but we need your help! We aim to conduct several in-depth case studies looking at particular examples within N8 forces where data analytics technologies are being used to inform decisions/predictions. … Read moreInvestigating the Impact of Data Analytics and Data Science on Policing