Completed Research

The following reports present the findings from some of the most recently completed projects from the Policing and Crime Reduction Research Map.  The researchers have kindly agreed for their findings to be held in the National Police Library catalogue. For the full list of completed Map projects, use the Research Map dynamic link to take you to the Library catalogue search results.  

​Project Title​InstitutionLevel
Protecting children at a distance: A multi-agency investigation of child safeguarding and protection responses consequent upon COVID-19 lock-down/social distancing measures ​King's College London​Work/prof
Data-driven policing: how digital technologies transform the practice and governance of policing​University of Essex​PhD
Policing the COVID-19 pandemic: Exploratory study of the types of organizational changes and police activities across the globe​University of Cambridge​Work/prof
Well-being of police custody staff: A multi strategy approach across seven police forces​Nottingham Trent UniversityPhD​
Shift workers, fatigued driving and the impact on road safety: An investigation involving police service employees​University of LeedsPhD​
Evaluation of the online assessment process for police recruitment ​College of Policing​Work/prof
The current and future role of Police Community Support Officers in Staffordshire​University of Derby​Masters
Forensic interviewers' and interpreters' attitudes regarding their collaboration during investigative interviews of children ​Sheffield Hallam University​Work/Prof
Lost in translation? The strategic governance and application of evidence-based policing in police forces in England and Wales​University of LeedsMasters​
A critical examination of existing early intervention practices with young people at risk of becoming serious violent offenders​University of Portsmouth​Masters
Persons who die by suicide outside their home address: a statistical analysis and exploration of the relationship between age, gender and ethnicity on location type, method of death and distance travelled​Canterbury Christ Church University​Masters
From the informal to the disciplinary: policing ‘juvenile nuisance’ and youth anti-social behaviour since the mid-1990s: a qualitative study of police officers’ perspectives​Wrexham Glyndwr University​PhD
​Abuse of Position: Identifying measures to mitigate against the offending of police employees for a sexual purpose, or for the purpose of pursuing an improper emotional relationship​Liverpool John Moores University​Masters