What Works Centre News Updates

New Police and Fire Community Support Officer role is piloted in Salisbury 15 July 2018

Police Sergeant Ben Huggins tells us about why this role was created and how it is being trialled.

The Essex Centre for Data Analytics 21 May 2018

In their mission to reduce vulnerability, Essex police is currently developing an innovative approach to the use of analytics as a means of understanding, predicting and subsequently reducing risk.

Red light enforcement cameras 21 February 2018

This review on the use of red light enforcement cameras was conducted by Dr Chloe Perkins and Dr Rebecca Steinbach of the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine.

The accidental academic 12 February 2018

DCI Julie Henderson tells us about her innovative work in developing the first in-custody digital footwear scanner and about her accidental journey into academia.

Tilley Awards relaunched 10 February 2018

Partnership projects to be recognised in national awards relaunch

What is gamification? Testing it with Body Worn Video training 15 January 2018

Why do we play games? Are there elements of game play that could be transferred to learning? The College of Policing and Metropolitan Police Service (MPS) are exploring how to use gamification to make learning more engaging and effective.

College Bursary 2018 is open for applications 01 January 2018

A scheme that gives police officers and staff across England and Wales financial support towards their education is re-opening today for its third year of applications.

A Bradford Hill Christmas 08 December 2017

The College of Policing research team helps us to examine whether Santa is the cause of our Christmas gifts - from a research and statistics perspective.