Administrator - Policing Insight
INSIGHT: Small and medium size businesses struggle to get a foothold in supplying ICT to the police service. Police leaders joined this year's Govtech summit in Paris to examine ways for smaller businesses to make themselves heard in this sector.
Andrew Staniforth, Policing Insight
INSIGHT: Fifteen European Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) have built a unique platform to create and share innovative solutions. Policing Insight contributor and Senior Research Fellow at CENTRIC Andrew Staniforth explains the importance of developing new ways to tackle technology-driven transnational crime.
Tina Orr Munro - Associate Editor, Policing Insight
Analysis: The Draft EU Withdrawal Agreement has finally been published and agreed by the Cabinet, but, while the political fall out continues, what does it mean for UK policing?
Syreeta Lund, Policing Insight
ANALYSIS: The latest in our Report Watch series, which summarises the findings of reports that impact policing and includes responses from the main stakeholders as well as media reaction, takes a look at the Home Affairs Select Committee (HASC) Ninth Report Session 2017-19 on Domestic Abuse published on October 22.
Dr Alistair Fraser, Associate Director, SCCJR, Glasgow University
ANALYSIS: In some communities in Scotland, serious and organised crime is seen as a route to easy money and expensive cars. Associate Director of the Scottish Criminal Justice Research Centre Dr Alistair Fraser argues this is far from the reality and it's time to take a fresh approach to tackling organised crime.
Emma Portch, Bournemouth University
ANALYSIS: So-called super recognisers are said to possess exceptional face recognition abilities, but are they really as super as they are made out to be? Emma Portch of Bournemouth University explores the evidence.
Dr Ian Hesketh, Senior Policy Adviser, College of Policing
ANALYSIS: Why is it that some people thrive in conditions of uncertainty, but and others become extremely stressed? Dr Ian Hesketh, Wellbeing Lead for the College of Policing, and Chief Constable Andy Rhodes, NPCC Lead for Wellbeing and Engagement, put forward a short 'resilience prescription', suggesting the key characteristics of a mindset that can improve the ability to cope with a policing environment
Grace Robinson, Edge Hill University
ANALYSIS: 'County lines' drug dealing is a growing problem in the UK's small towns. However, it's also creating a hierarchy of exploitation - with its teenage drug dealers themselves near the bottom. Grace Robinson of Edge Hill University; James Densley of Metropolitan State University, and Robert McLean of Northumbria University explain the 'indentured labour' of the drugs trade.
Daniel Moloney, IPSCJ
ANALYSIS: In the final part of his series on mental health street triage, Daniel Moloney of the Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice at the University of Northampton explains why collecting good data is so vital to understanding outcomes.
ANALYSIS: The latest in our Report Watch series, which summarises the findings of reports that impact policing and includes responses from the main stakeholders as well as media reaction, takes a look at the Scottish Police Authority’s report, Police Scotland Digital, Data & ICT (DDICT) Outline Business Case (OBC) published on September 27.
ANALYSIS: In the second of three blogs on mental health triage, Daniel Moloney of the Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice at the University of Northampton explores how good practice and effective policies are developed on the ground
ANALYSIS: Mental health makes up an increasing part of demand on the police service, and various methods are being trialled to try to improve the police response, including triage. In the first of three blogs, Daniel Moloney of the Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice at the University of Northampton examines factors affecting demand.