What Works Centre News Updates

Introducing the Thames Valley Police Journal 15 January 2019

After the successful publication of the first edition of the Thames Valley Police (TVP) Journal, Superintendent Katy Barrow-Grint explains the reasons behind its development.

Evidence-based guidelines: The journey so far 27 November 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.

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

Researching the police control room: A personal perspective 04 November 2018

Joanne Traynor is a control room supervisor at Essex Police and is currently a doctoral candidate at Anglia Ruskin University, carrying out a research study on police control rooms. She was a successful College Bursary applicant.

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.

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.