Pursuing Partnerships in Policing North of the Boarder: Contribution to a Police Scotland Executive Session

Adam Crawford, Director of the N8 PRP, contributed to the Edinburgh Executive Session on ‘Prevention and Partnerships’ organised by the Scottish Institute for Policing Research (SIPR) and Police Scotland on 20 November 2018. The event was held in the august surroundings of the Nelson Room at St Leonard’s Hall, University of Edinburgh. Police Scotland has … Read morePursuing Partnerships in Policing North of the Boarder: Contribution to a Police Scotland Executive Session

Policing Mental Health is at Crisis Point – N8 PRP Hosts Fourth Annual Policing Innovation Forum

The UK lead for mental health and policing has said that greater provision is needed to tackle a crisis that the police have increasingly been expected to cope with. At the N8 Policing Research Partnership’s annual Policing Innovation Forum, Mark Collins, chief constable for Dyfed-Powys Police and the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) lead for … Read morePolicing Mental Health is at Crisis Point – N8 PRP Hosts Fourth Annual Policing Innovation Forum

Policing Mental Health: Improving services, reducing demand, and keeping people safe

October 10th,  World Mental Health Awareness Day. Have a look around you; one in four of us will experience a mental health problem in any given year. This is a fact that MIND, the most well-known mental health charity in England and Wales tell us.  Founded in 1946 (two years before the creation of the … Read morePolicing Mental Health: Improving services, reducing demand, and keeping people safe

N8 PRP Recruiting a Research Fellow/Officer in Data Analytics

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a background in Information Management? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research-intensive Universities? We are seeking to appoint a talented and highly motivated research fellow to join the new N8 Policing Research Partnership Catalyst project … Read moreN8 PRP Recruiting a Research Fellow/Officer in Data Analytics

N8 PRP at the Police Foundation Annual Conference 2018

Police Foundation Annual Conference: Innovation and learning in policing, 24 October 2018 This year Professor Adam Crawford (University of Leeds and Director of the N8 PRP), together with Rebecca Tennyson-Mason (West Yorkshire Police) and Dr Charlotte Barlow (Lancaster University), will lead a ‘breakout’ session at the conference on the work of the N8 PRP. The … Read moreN8 PRP at the Police Foundation Annual Conference 2018

Former Small Grant Recipients Secure ESRC Research Grant

Former recipients of an N8 PRP Small Grant have recently secured further funding to continue their research into the complex and under researched problem of modern slavery.  ‘The Perpetrators of Modern Slavery Offences: Motivations, Networks and Backgrounds’ Dr Rose Broad and her team, Professor David Gadd and Dr Elisa Bellotti (University of Manchester) and Dr … Read moreFormer Small Grant Recipients Secure ESRC Research Grant

Study Reveals Challenges of Policing Cannabis Possession

Officers see their own policing of cannabis possession offences as largely ineffective, a study of rank and file officers has revealed. The study, funded by North Yorkshire Police and the N8 Policing Research Partnership, examined the enforcement of cannabis possession by the Force – which has the lowest crime rate in England but ranked 14th … Read moreStudy Reveals Challenges of Policing Cannabis Possession

Lancaster University develops new learning tool to help ‘make sense’ of coercive control law

Lancaster University, in partnership with Merseyside Police and Women’s Aid, have developed a learning tool to help equip police officers with the skills to provide an improved service for victims of the complex new coercive control law. The tool could be used as a face-to-face training aid or adapted as an online resource. It is … Read moreLancaster University develops new learning tool to help ‘make sense’ of coercive control law