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.
Dr. Debbie Allnock is a social researcher at the University of Bedfordshire and is working on the Vulnerability and Violent Crime Programme. Here she discusses her work examining police practice in a range of reviews of significant harm and death.
Rob Flanagan was appointed as the Innovation and Knowledge Sharing Manager at the College of Policing in July 2019, here he tells us about the new National Map of Police Ideas.
The Vulnerability and Violent Crime Programme (VVCP) was launched by the College and the National Police Chiefs’ Council in 2018 to develop the evidence base around effective policing approaches to reducing vulnerability and serious violence.
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.
Dr Helen Fitzhugh is a social researcher working with the College of Policing as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership with the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Julia Wire is a Senior Research Officer at the College of Policing and recently joined her local Special Constabulary. Here she tells us about the application process and how she is finding her new role as a Special.
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.