Enhancing the use of restorative justice at the level of the police in England

New research highlights the opportunities and challenges in fostering restorative justice in policing that benefits victims of crime. It evidences the possibilities to increase both the quality and quantity of restorative justice delivery and to implement the Victims’ Code requirements that victims are offered information about and opportunities for restorative justice. Restorative justice at the … Read more

N8 PRP Director opens ‘Security, Democracy & Cities: Coproducing Urban Security Policies’ in Barcelona

Director of the N8 Policing Research Partnership, Professor Adam Crawford was invited to give the opening plenary address at the recent international conference on ‘Security, Democracy & Cities: Coproducing Urban Security Policies’ in Barcelona on 15-17 November 2017. Organised by the European Forum for Urban Security, the Government of Catalonia and the City of Barcelona, … Read more

N8 PRP Hosts Third Annual Policing Innovation Forum on Early intervention

The 2017 N8 PRP Innovation Forum focused on the issue of early intervention and trigger behaviours, primarily in the context of domestic abuse. The forum attracted over 80 delegates from 14 police forces, academics from across the country, and other stakeholders and third-sector actors. The morning session debated innovative approaches to domestic abuse and coercive … Read more

New Report Brings to Light the Potential of Restorative Approaches with Organised Crime

In 2016 the N8 PRP began a programme of staff exchange activities intended to foster greater mutual understanding and trust between partner agencies, and to facilitate research into priority policing issues. An exploratory study into extending the use of restorative justice practices in new and innovative ways represented the first pilot of the N8PRP’s Staff Exchange scheme. … Read more

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