What Works Centre News Updates

Study is underway for 2018’s successful bursary applicants 26 November 2018

Following the award of College of Policing bursaries to this year’s successful applicants, over 150 officers and staff have now been offered funding to support their academic study.

Introducing the Policing Evaluation Toolkit 06 November 2018

Have you implemented a new way of working and want to know if it has been effective? Introducing the Policing Evaluation Toolkit: A guide to testing interventions

Tilley Awards relaunched 10 October 2018

Partnership projects to be recognised in national awards relaunch

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.

Evidence-based guidelines: The journey so far 11 July 2018

With the neighbourhood policing guidelines published and more on the way, we look at the exciting new way that policing guidance is being developed.

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.