Links to online tools, databases and video presentations relevant to our overview of "What works in policing to reduce crime".
The Campbell Collaboration is an international research network that produces systematic reviews of the effects of social interventions in Crime & Justice, Education, International Development, and Social Welfare. They believe that a systematic and rigorous approach to research synthesis improves the knowledge base for decisions on policy and practice.
In collaboration with the Northern Virginia Criminal Justice Training Academy, the Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy at George Mason University has created this free training resource to help law enforcement identify positive ways forward in the effort to improve and/or restore trust with the communities they serve.
Helping practitioners to carry out cost-benefit studies and apply cost-benefit analysis to policy and practice.
Interactive charts published by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary, comparing data on recorded crime and ASB, quality of service, finances, and workforce numbers for all police forces in England and Wales.
A video presentation by Professor Franklin Zimring (Berkeley, University of California) on his research into the New York crime drop.
A translation tool, hosted in the George Mason University's Center for Evidence-Based Crime Policy (CEBCP); it maps research findings visually to show what works, and provides access to the details of every study.
The Evidence and Insight Team from the Mayor's Office for Policing And Crime (MOPAC) has worked with experts from the University of Queensland to develop the Global Policing Database. This is a web-based, searchable database designed to capture all experimental and quasi-experimental evaluations of policing interventions conducted since 1950.
A video presentation by Professor David Weisburd (George Mason University and The Hebrew University, Jerusalem) on crime concentrations and hot spots policing.
A video presentation featuring the founder of the problem-oriented approach to policing; part one provides a quick overview of what POP is all about.
Access to a huge range of resources for crime and ASB problem-solving developed in the USA, hosted by the Center for Problem-Oriented Policing.
The Society of Evidence Based Policing is run by EBP enthusiasts alongside their roles as practitioners and academics. The society is made up of police officers, police staff, and research professionals who aim to make evidence based methodology part of everyday policing in the UK.
Examples of winners of this UK award for problem-solving.