What Works Centre News Updates

Can you help contribute to new national policing guidance? 03 February 2017

The College of Policing is piloting a new approach to developing national guidance. The What Works Standards development team outline the key principles, introduce the two chosen topic areas and invite you to contribute to the pilot process.

New police misconduct procedures create opportunities for research 06 January 2017

The Government recently introduced integrity reforms to address issues in the misconduct system. Ray Marley, Policing Standards Manager from the College of Policing discusses the new system and possible areas for research.

Research on volunteering within the police 19 December 2016

Andrew Millie is Professor of Criminology at Edge Hill University. This research project on volunteers in policing was originally shared on the Policing and Crime Reduction Map.

Christmas: A research & statistics perspective 16 December 2016

David Mann from the College research team examines the numbers surrounding Christmas from a research and statistics perspective.

CPD day for analysts: A personal perspective 24 November 2016

Following the CPD Day for analysts, hosted by the College of Policing and Derbyshire Constabulary, Jenny Kennedy (a performance analyst with Derbyshire Constabulary) gives her perspective on the day.

The Open University runs innovative public leadership MOOC for CPD 10 November 2016

Mike Lucas is the Associate Director for Learning at The Open University Centre for Policing Research and Learning, established as part of the Police Knowledge Fund.

College and Derbyshire Police host evidence-based CPD for analysts 07 November 2016

This masterclass was developed by Levin Wheller, Research and Analysis Standards Manager and Nic Pole, Principal Analyst at the College of Policing.

Stop and search: Experimenting with training 27 October 2016

The College of Policing has today released findings from its stop and search training experiment, the results of which have informed the development of the new national training, which has been launched today.