What Works Centre News Updates

Start of a new term for successful bursary recipients 17 September 2019

The College bursary scheme, which provides financial support for police officers and staff to undertake further study, has made awards to 64 police students this year.

Finding lines of enquiry from academic research: A personal perspective 04 September 2019

DS Paul Taylor from Greater Manchester Police has recently completed a master’s degree in Cyber Security, Threat Intelligence and Forensics at the University of Salford. Here he talks about his experiences of putting research into practice.

Being a research intern: A personal perspective 26 August 2019

Pete Carlyon is studying International Development with Economics BSc at the University of Bath. He is on the Government Social Research student placement scheme, which runs every year and involves 12 government departments.

Evidence-based policing: Self-assessing your organisational maturity 04 August 2019

This evidence-based policing (EBP) maturity model has been designed with police officers and staff, for police officers and staff, to help you to reflect on the integration of EBP within your own organisation.

Ask for Evidence: Becoming an Ambassador 29 July 2019

Laura is a practice developer at the College of Policing and has recently volunteered to become an Evidence Ambassador with the organisation Ask for Evidence. Here she tells us more about the role.

Testing the effectiveness of initiatives to reduce serious violence and vulnerability 17 June 2019

The Vulnerability and Violent Crime Programme was launched by the College and the National Police Chiefs' Council last year to create new evidence about the effectiveness of policing initiatives in reducing vulnerability and serious violence.

Call for practice: Developing guidelines to support effective supervision 09 June 2019

Share your experience of supervision within policing and help to inform our guideline development work.

Tilley Award winners announced 14 May 2019

Multi-agency projects to tackle problems in communities have been recognised at a national awards ceremony