Police ICT: User Perspectives
A CoPaCC Survey of officer
experiences using police ICT
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Detailed quantitative and qualitative results provide in-depth comparison and learning.
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Undertaken by CoPaCC and supported by the Police Federation of England and Wales, the Police Superintendents’ Association of England and Wales, and the Association of Scottish Police Superintendents, the survey provides a unique, independent insight into what police officers really think of their police ICT systems.
It is the most comprehensive survey of police ICT users’ views ever conducted in UK policing and has been described as a ‘catalyst for change’ by senior police leaders.
In an online survey, officers were asked ten questions covering all aspects of ICT in their roles including investment in ICT, provision of mobile data devices, reliability and integration, usability and ease of access.
As well quantitative responses measuring levels of satisfaction in each area, users also provided over 5,450 detailed and candid comments about their experiences.
Nearly 1,500 officers responded to the survey from forces across England, Wales and Scotland and, to enhance the analysis, the survey collected key demographic information such as age, length of service, rank and role.
This initial report provides results on how users rate their ICT provision and sample comments. We also highlight the top five and bottom five police forces for officer satisfaction in each ICT subject surveyed.
The analysis includes a look at how larger forces compare to smaller forces as well as comparing those forces using Northgate Connect and Niche Minerva systems.
Further to this report, a police ICT thematic will be published in early 2018. As well as providing expert analysis of the results, this will ‘deep dive’ the vast amount of qualitative data provided by the survey to enhance our understanding of police ICT and shape the service’s next steps.
This is the first in what will be an annual series of surveys of Police ICT Users.
Police ICT: User perspectives
A CoPaCC Thematic Report
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