A new report has been published which aims to encourage and support long term planning within policing.
The Crime Reduction Toolkit provides access to the best-available evidence on what works to reduce crime. Our latest intervention added to the Toolkit shows that overall, prison visits can reduce re-offending by a quarter.
The COVID-19 pandemic has stimulated new research activity relating to its impact on policing, crime patterns and some of the wider social and public health issues. Summaries of several of these projects can be found on our Research Map.
Sgt Lorna Dennison-Wilkins is a police search advisor at Sussex Police and is undertaking a PhD at the University of Dundee with funding from the College bursary scheme. Here she tells us about her unique research into the movement of bodies in water.
Going equipped is a new publication for policing. Its focus is on sharing ideas, practice and insights within policing. All of the content is written and reviewed by police officers and staff and the Editorial Board has members from across policing.
Today, we are launching our fifth bursary scheme giving police officers and staff across England and Wales the opportunity to apply for financial support towards their higher education fees.
Lewis Westbury has been a Special Constable with the Metropolitan Police Service since 2009. A year ago he took a career break to establish and run the Police Rewired community. Here he tells us about their aims and some of their work with the police.