A Coordinated Community Response to Domestic Abuse: N8 PRP Hosts Second Knowledge Exchange Conference.

Responding to domestic abuse remains a top priority for Police Forces across the UK. Adopting and developing holistic, multi-agency approaches to such cases on first response and beyond is regarded as key to reducing harm, saving the lives of victims, and holding perpetrators of domestic violence accountable for their actions. On 12th June 2017 around … Read more

Call for papers: Next Generation of Community Policing Crete October 2017

Call for papers – Next Generation of Community Policing Police innovation requires a common ground of trust and a fair field of experimentation and exchange of ideas, both within and outside the police structure, and, perhaps most importantly, a recognition of the common stake of the entire community in better police services. Community Policing research … Read more

Newcastle University recognised as a national leader in cyber research

Centres of Excellence Academic Centres of Excellence will specialise in developing the latest cyber security techniques and contribute to the UK’s increased knowledge and capability in this field. All fourteen, which include Newcastle, Oxford, Imperial College London and Cambridge, are now recognised by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) which was launched in February 2017 … Read more

International Award Winning Data Analysts Lead the Way in Community Safety for Lancashire

The Lancashire Community Safety Partnership Analysis Team recently showed just how valuable the work of data analysts can be in reducing crime and harm in local communities, receiving international recognition at the recent IALEIA* international awards for excellence in analysis. The team cleaned up at the 2017 awards for the following: Category 1A: Best team … Read more

‘Under the Radar’ – New study shows use of ‘out of court’ resolutions widespread in cases of domestic abuse.

Potential risk to life has been highlighted by new research that shows contrary to official guidance, in many cases of domestic abuse, the use of ‘out of court’ resolutions is widespread across the UK. Theresa May recently highlighted the need to treat domestic abuse with the urgency it demands and rejected the use of restorative … Read more

Vacancy: Project officer ‘Sharing insights on hate crime: new methods and forms of data’

Project Officer Are you an enthusiastic, organised and motivated individual, with an interest in criminal justice? Do you want to support and develop a project that aims to drive improvements in policing and service provision for victims of religiously and racially motivated hate crime?  Would you like to take an active role in delivering, promoting … Read more


Report published. DEVELOPING RESTORATIVE POLICING: Using the evidence base to inform the delivery of restorative justice and improve engagement with victims   A report from the first phase of the Police Knowledge Fund project has now been published, entitled: ‘Developing Restorative Policing in Humberside, South Yorkshire and West Yorkshire’. It reports on the development and … Read more