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
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 ofBecoming 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
Reported sexual offences in prisons; the experiences of adult male prisoner complainants and the response of the prison service and the police​University of Southampton​PhD
Policing the European Arrest Warrant: an empirical study of a transnational policing tool​Kings College London PhD​
​Perceptions of armed policing: barriers and motivations to becoming an Authorised Firearms Officer​Canterbury Christ Church University​PhD
Understanding the deterrent effect of police patrol​University College London​PhD
​​​Small area estimation in criminological research: Theory, methods and application​​University of ManchesterPhD​
​The prevalence of depression, anxiety, stress and their relationshipt to length of service in the UK police force​Northumbria University​Masters
Are vulnerable victims of fraud being identified and protected by public and private sector fraud investigators?​University of Portsmouth​Masters
Applying “spidey sense”: Emotional Intelligence and Police Decision-Making at Domestic Incidents​University of Portsmouth​PhD