IN THE NEWS: This summary curates the key policing-related research that's been published online in the last week, with links to the original journal articles, and selected abstracts - plus a short guide outlining how serving police officers and staff can get access, free, to many of the articles listed through the National Police Library.
Latest News, Analysis and Opinion
Resourcing Manager at British Transport Police Tom Webb-Skinner examines the essential differences between positive action (PA) and positive discrimination (PD) and what the police can do to lessen the confusion that surrounds this. Tom’s views are his own and do not necessarily reflect those of British Transport Police.
Several high-profile suspensions of Chief Constables by Police and Crime Commissioners have shone a spotlight on the apparent lack of guidance, scrutiny and transparency in the process. Has the time come for Police and Crime Panels to play a greater role in the proceedings?