Mark Cooper, Greymalkin Consulting
ANALYSIS: In recent weeks there have been numerous news stories about the rise in knife crime and gang violence. Mark Cooper looks back at some of the initiatives to tackle these challenges and considers which have been most successful.
Dr Kath Murray, policing and criminal justice researcher
ANALYSIS: The BTP Leaving Home research project investigates the impact of the proposed integration of the BTP into Police Scotland on BTP officers and staff in Scotland, exploring issues of organisational identity, community, and attachment. Independent researcher Dr Kath Murray and Dr Colin Atkinson of the University of the West of Scotland explain their findings
Tina Orr Munro - Associate Editor, Policing Insight
ANALYSIS: The Police ICT Company has announced its latest collaboration with Chorus Intelligence which they believe has the potential to save thousands of hours across UK policing. Northamptonshire Police has already successfully trialled the software and is now looking to extend its use. Tina Orr-Munro reports.
Bernard Rix - CoPaCC
ANALYSIS: The latest CoPaCC thematic report 'Police ICT: User perspectives' was published recently. The report provides a unique insight into the views of the frontline on the provision of ICT in their force, based on CoPaCC's national survey. Bernard Rix, CoPaCC Chief Executive, takes a look at user responses to Question 10 (of eleven).
Ellie De, Policy & Research Officer, Revolving Doors Agency
ANALYSIS: The charity Revolving Doors Agency works with Police and Crime Commissioners to tackle issues that blight their communities. In their latest report on Violence Against Women and Girls, Ellie De, a policy officer with Revolving Doors Agency, highlights the good practice that is taking place around the country.
ANALYSIS: Report Watch summarises the main findings of reports that impact on policing and includes responses from the main stakeholders as well as media reaction. Here we take a look at the NPCC's Livestock Worrying Police Working Group Final Report which has analysed four years of data to determine the extent of livestock worrying and the criminal justice response.
Ian Wiggett - Policing Insight
ANALYSIS: The Metropolitan Police Service is moving from a Borough-based policing model to Basic Command Units (BCU) which will mean fewer, but larger policing areas. The force believes this will improve its service to its communities, but is bigger necessarily better? Former Greater Manchester Police Assistant Chief Constable Ian Wiggett examines the issues.
Mary Elliott-Davies, Police Federation of England and Wales
ANALYSIS: Pressure on budgets is forcing police resources to be spread ever-thinner - but could this put them in greater physical danger? Mary Elliott-Davies of the Police Federation presents early results suggesting that single-crewed officers are more likely to be the victims of physical attacks and injuries requiring medical attention.
Kelly Johnson, Lancaster University
ANALYSIS: In late 2015, coercive control became a criminal offence in England and Wales, but to what extent has the new legislation led to convictions? Working with Merseyside Police, Kelly Johnson and Dr Charlotte Barlow of Lancaster University have explored police responses to domestic abuse since the introduction of the new offence.
ANALYSIS: The latest CoPaCC thematic report 'Police ICT: User perspectives' was published recently. The report provides a unique insight into the views of the frontline on the provision of ICT in their force, based on CoPaCC's national survey. Bernard Rix, CoPaCC Chief Executive, takes a look at user responses to Question 9 (of eleven).