This page lists Police Knowledge Fund products related to cybercrime, digital evidence, technology, open source data, online tools and materials, social media and CCTV. Please note that products relating to analysis of social media in the context of hate crime are included under hate crime.
Products are listed alphabetically by lead university. Details of each collaboration can be found on the
PKF contacts page.
THESIS: Testing the effects of body-worn video on victim satisfaction with police conduct: A shift-based randomised control trial
THESIS: Body-worn camera evidence in investigations of complaints against police: A descriptive analysis
EBP TOOL: Red Teaming: A dynamic methodology for challenging, critiquing and posing counterfactuals
RESEARCH BRIEFING: OSCAR Working paper #01 - Understanding the policy context for open source communications analytics: A simulation exercise with the Department for Communities and Local Government and The Home Office.
RESEARCH REPORT: OSCAR Working paper #02 - Police Communications and Social Media
OPERATIONAL TOOL: 60 second briefing: SENTINEL - Localised Situational Awareness Via Social Media
RESEARCH BRIEFING: Open Source Communications Analytics Research (OSCAR) Development Centre - Executive Summary
EVENT INFORMATION: Open Sources Closing Borders: Policing, Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime in Europe after Brexit
RESEARCH BRIEFING: Open Sources Closing Borders: Policing, Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime in Europe after Brexit: Conference output
OPERATIONAL TOOL: 60 second briefing: OSCAR and the Challenges of Open Source
RESEARCH REPORT: Automated Digital Forensics
RESEARCH REPORT: Needs Assessment of Cybercrime and Digital Evidence in a UK Police Force
RESEARCH REPORT: Characteristics of Victims of Cybercrime
RESEARCH REPORT: An evidence-based evaluation of the role of the Digital Media Investigator within West Yorkshire Police
PROJECT REPORT: CARI Project Evaluation Report
RECRUITMENT MATERIALS: CARI Project Postdoctoral Recruitment - Role, Interview Questions, and Information
EVENT INFORMATION: CARI Project Showcase Event: Tackling cybercrime and improving police response showcase - programme and slides
POSTER: Police Knowledge Fund Showcase: CARI Project poster
RESEARCH REPORT: DigiVisor Mobile App: Frontline Officer Awareness Development and Decision Support
POSTER: Cybercrime Policing: Needs Analysis and Building a Research Culture
OPERATIONAL TOOL: Software Pilot and User Guide EWT: Chat Log Grooming Detection
OPERATIONAL TOOL: Image Linkage Application: User Guide
RESEARCH BRIEFING: Police and BWV
RESEARCH BRIEFING: Characteristics of reports of the disclosure of private images and social media-enabled domestic harassment offences
VLOG: Organisational Transformation and Digital Evidence
BLOG: Digital Evidence in the East Midlands
JOURNAL ARTICLE: Exploring human factors in cybersecurity: An examination of risky cybersecurity behaviours and attitudes of employees
RESEARCH REPORT: The characteristics of reports of the disclosure of private images and social media-enabled domestic harassment offences
RESEARCH REPORT: When technology creates conflicting dynamics in policing: Exploring body-worn cameras as a benchmark of good policing
EVENT INFORMATION: Seminar Series for the Police Knowledge Fund: Unpacking the opportunities and threats of social media for policing: old news, or the next frontier?
RESEARCH REPORT: 'Proof of Feasibility' studies to develop an interactive geo-spatial decision support system for police forces (CASPER)
RESEARCH REPORT: Systematic Evidence Review of Cybercrime
RESEARCH BRIEFING: Verifiable Limited Disclosure: Reporting and Handling Digital Evidence in Police Investigations
RESEARCH REPORT: Verifiable Limited Disclosure: Reporting and Handling Digital Evidence in Police Investigations
VLOG: Handling Facebook evidence using Verifiable Limited Disclosure
VLOG: Demo of Social-Lift: Handling Facebook Evidence using Verifiable Limited Disclosure
RESEARCH BRIEFING: Improving investigations through utilising technology, community and psychology: Engaging with Social Media and Citizen Enquiry
JOURNAL ARTICLE: Policing Engagement via Social Media
RESEARCH BRIEFING: Forensically sound analysis of security risks of using local password managers
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