Digital policing

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.


           
Cambridge

THESIS: Testing the effects of body-worn video on victim satisfaction with police conduct: A shift-based randomised control trial

Cambridge

THESIS: Body-worn camera evidence in investigations of complaints against police: A descriptive analysis


Cardiff

EBP TOOL:  Red Teaming: A dynamic methodology for challenging, critiquing and posing counterfactuals


Cardiff

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.

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Cardiff

RESEARCH REPORT:  ​OSCAR Working paper #02 - Police Communications and Social Media

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Cardiff

OPERATIONAL TOOL:  ​60 second briefing: SENTINEL - Localised Situational Awareness Via Social Media

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Cardiff

RESEARCH BRIEFING: Open Source Communications Analytics Research (OSCAR) Development Centre - Executive Summary

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Cardiff

EVENT INFORMATION: ​Open Sources Closing Borders: Policing, Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime in Europe after Brexit

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Cardiff

RESEARCH BRIEFING:  Open Sources Closing Borders: Policing, Counter Terrorism and Organised Crime in Europe after Brexit: Conference output

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Cardiff

OPERATIONAL TOOL: ​60 second briefing: OSCAR and the Challenges of Open Source

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Leeds Beckett

RESEARCH REPORT:  Automated Digital Forensics

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RESEARCH REPORT: Needs Assessment of Cybercrime and Digital Evidence in a UK Police Force

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Leeds Beckett

RESEARCH REPORT: Characteristics of Victims of Cybercrime

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Leeds Beckett

RESEARCH REPORT: An evidence-based evaluation of the role of the Digital Media Investigator within West Yorkshire Police

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Leeds Beckett

PROJECT REPORT:  ​CARI Project Evaluation Report

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Leeds Beckett

RECRUITMENT MATERIALS:  ​CARI Project Postdoctoral Recruitment - Role, Interview Questions, and Information

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Leeds Beckett

EVENT INFORMATION: CARI Project Showcase Event: Tackling cybercrime and improving police response showcase - programme and slides

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Leeds Beckett

POSTER:  Police Knowledge Fund Showcase: CARI Project poster

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Leeds Beckett

RESEARCH REPORT:  ​DigiVisor Mobile App: Frontline Officer Awareness Development and Decision Support

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Leeds Beckett

POSTER:  ​Cybercrime Policing: Needs Analysis and Building a Research Culture

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Leeds Beckett

OPERATIONAL TOOL:  Software Pilot and User Guide EWT: Chat Log Grooming Detection

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Leeds Beckett

OPERATIONAL TOOL: ​Image Linkage Application: User Guide

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Liverpool John Moores

RESEARCH BRIEFING: Police and BWV

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Northampton

RESEARCH BRIEFING: Characteristics of reports of the disclosure of private images and social media-enabled domestic harassment offences

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Northampton

​VLOG:  Organisational Transformation and Digital Evidence

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Northampton

​BLOG: Digital Evidence in the East Midlands

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Northampton

JOURNAL ARTICLE:  Exploring human factors in cybersecurity: An examination of risky cybersecurity behaviours and attitudes of employees

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Northampton

RESEARCH REPORT: The characteristics of reports of the disclosure of private images and social media-enabled domestic harassment offences

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Northampton

RESEARCH REPORT:  ​When technology creates conflicting dynamics in policing: Exploring body-worn cameras as a benchmark of good policing

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Nottingham

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?

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Nottingham

RESEARCH REPORT:  ​'Proof of Feasibility' studies to develop an interactive geo-spatial decision support system for police forces (CASPER)

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Nottingham

RESEARCH REPORT:  ​Systematic Evidence Review of Cybercrime

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Open University

RESEARCH BRIEFING: Verifiable Limited Disclosure: Reporting and Handling Digital Evidence in Police Investigations

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Open University

RESEARCH REPORT: ​Verifiable Limited Disclosure: Reporting and Handling Digital Evidence in Police Investigations

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​Open University

VLOG: ​Handling Facebook evidence using Verifiable Limited Disclosure

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Open University

VLOG: ​Demo of Social-Lift: Handling Facebook Evidence using Verifiable Limited Disclosure

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Open University
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Open University

RESEARCH BRIEFING: ​Improving investigations through utilising technology, community and psychology: Engaging with Social Media and Citizen Enquiry


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Open University

JOURNAL ARTICLE: Policing Engagement via Social Media

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Open University

RESEARCH BRIEFING:  Forensically sound analysis of security risks of using local password managers

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For all enquiries relating to the product content, please contact the lead university directly.  Contact details can be found here.

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