Improving Policing Research and Practice on Child to Parent Domestic Violence and Abuse: N8 PRP Hosts Third Annual Knowledge Exchange Conference

Despite domestic abuse consistently featuring as a top priority in policing, violence and abuse committed by a person’s child or other family member has tended to be side-lined by both the research into domestic violence and abuse and by the police response. On 11th June 2018 around 60 people attended the annual N8 PRP Knowledge … Read moreImproving Policing Research and Practice on Child to Parent Domestic Violence and Abuse: N8 PRP Hosts Third Annual Knowledge Exchange Conference

Police use of Body-Worn Cameras and the prosecution of domestic abuse: policy, practice and research

On the 5th June the N8 Policing Research Partnership and the University of Leeds Center for Criminal Justice Studies hosted over 55 delegates from policing, university and private sector organisations to share learning about the use of body-worn police cameras in police responses to and the prosecution of domestic abuse incidents. It combined speaker presentations and … Read morePolice use of Body-Worn Cameras and the prosecution of domestic abuse: policy, practice and research

Durham University Seeking Police Interview Participants for Intimate Image-Based Abuse Research

Researchers at Durham University are seeking input from any police officers or staff who have experience of responding to incidents or crimes involving the taking or sharing of intimate images without consent (or threats to do so). Examples of such incidents often referred to in the media include ‘revenge porn’ or ‘upskirting’, however image-based abuse … Read moreDurham University Seeking Police Interview Participants for Intimate Image-Based Abuse Research

Challenges of Effecting Change in Policing Through Research: Evidence from Programmes of Research Co-production and Participatory Action Research in the UK

The Sydney Institute of Criminology presents the first lecture in our 2018 seminar series. Join us as Professor Adam Crawford reflects on the social impacts of research on policing. About the Event This presentation will assess and explore some of the challenges in fostering organisational change in policing through research knowledge and evidence. In so … Read moreChallenges of Effecting Change in Policing Through Research: Evidence from Programmes of Research Co-production and Participatory Action Research in the UK

NPCC’s Sara Thornton calls for transformation of the UK’s policing culture

Changes in leadership and cultural shifts are vital if the UK’s police force is to continue to keep up with the demands of modern society, according to one of Britain’s most senior ranking policing figures, Sara Thornton CBE. Chair of the National Police Chief’s Council (NPCC) Chief Constable Thornton called for the industry shake up … Read moreNPCC’s Sara Thornton calls for transformation of the UK’s policing culture

Crossing borders: Lessons and challenges of cross-force collaborations

Despite the widely acknowledged benefits of working in cross-force collaborations, there remain many obstacles to effective collaborative endeavours between forces. Dr Xavier L”Hoiry of Sheffield University explores the obstacles and proposes ways of overcoming them. Collaborative working within the police is increasingly being recognised as an area of “untapped potential” (HMIC 2013, p81) for police … Read moreCrossing borders: Lessons and challenges of cross-force collaborations

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

The 4 page findings report has been published and is available to download here. 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 … Read moreEnhancing the use of restorative justice at the level of the police in England

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 moreN8 PRP Director opens ‘Security, Democracy & Cities: Coproducing Urban Security Policies’ in Barcelona

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 moreN8 PRP Hosts Third Annual Policing Innovation Forum on Early intervention

N8 Research Partnership appoints new director

The N8 Research Partnership (N8), a collaboration of the North’s eight leading research universities, has announced the appointment of Dr Annette Bramley as its new director. Dr Bramley joins the N8 Research Partnership from the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC), where she held numerous senior positions over an 18-year period. N8 is the … Read moreN8 Research Partnership appoints new director