Dr Lisa Tompson, Associate Professor - UCL Jill Dando Institute
UCL COVID-19 SERIES: In the latest of the series of articles from the UCL Jill Dando Institute, Dr Lisa Tompson and Dr Jyoti Belur examine the effect of stalking on victims during the lockdown and how agencies are working to address this.
Dr Manja Nikolovska; Dawes Centre for future crime at UCL
UCL COVID-19 SERIES: The COVID-19 pandemic has been exploited by some criminals selling fake medical and health products. Dr. Manja Nikolovska and Professor Shane Johnson, Director at the Dawes Centre for future crime at UCL, examine how criminals have preyed on people's fear and vulnerability and how this type of crime can be prevented.
Thalia Anthony, Professor of Law - University of Technology, Sydney
Opinion: Professor of Law at the University of Technology, Sydney, Australia Thalia Anthony says Australia is appalled by racist police violence in the United States, but does not confront discrimination within its own criminal justice system against First Nations people.
Tina Orr Munro - Contributing Editor, Policing Insight
INNOVATION: Just before the lockdown, Devon and Cornwall Police held the UK's first national conference on neuro-diversity in policing which examined the challenges faced by neuro-diverse officers and staff, but also the contribution they can make to policing.
Ben Austen - Director, Tisski
Opinion: The lockdown has led forces to re-evaluate how they use technology to support their operations with some innovative results. Director at technology consultancy Tisski Ben Austen explores how having an integrated technology platform at the heart of policing will enable forces to continue to innovate.
Andrew Staniforth, Policing Insight
Insight: The UK introduced new quarantine laws for those entering the UK earlier this month. Policing Insight contributor Andrew Staniforth explores the nature of these new restrictions and the ability of Border Force and the police to enforce them.
Dr Carina O'Reilly - Academic Editor, Policing Insight
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. You do not need to be a member of the College to access its library.
Lynne Foster - Client Relationship Director, Premier Partnership
ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE: Is this available online? Is the learning delivered to the same standard? What platform do they use? Premier Partnership have tackled digital learning head on and as a result have been instrumental in supporting police forces in continuing their core training.
Sarah Gibbons, Policing Insight
EXCLUSIVE: After joining the Metropolitan Police Service as a cadet in 1975, Michael Fuller QPM became Britain's first black Chief Constable in 2004. In an exclusive interview with Policing Insight's Sarah Gibbons, Mr Fuller reflects on his own experience in the police service and why it is important to listen to the Black Lives Matter protests.
Peter Joyce, Visiting Professor, University of Glyndŵr
Analysis: The UK is going through an unprecedented time. Barely out of austerity, it has had to contend with a pandemic alongside the impact of events happening elsewhere in the world. Professor Peter Joyce and Dr Wendy Laverick look back over the last few months and examine some of the triggers that could lead to widespread disorder.
Ian Wylie, Vice President, Police Superintendents' Association
OPINION: The policing of the Black Lives Matters protests may not have triggered a review of policing in the UK, but, says Vice President of the Police Superintendents' Association Chief Superintendent Ian Wylie, policing must still seize the opportunity to change.
Bernard Rix - Publisher, Policing Insight
ADVERTISEMENT FEATURE: Is roads policing ready for the biggest ever overhaul of mandatory vehicle safety requirements? Policing Insight and DriveTech invite you to a FREE webinar this Thursday on what the new regulations mean for roads policing. Policing Insight's publisher Bernard Rix outlines why this webinar, led by a panel of industry experts, is not to be missed.
Prof Karl Roberts, WHO Health Security, Law Enforcement and Policing Consultant
Analysis: As the world comes to terms with the impact of Covid-19, Professor Karl Roberts, Professor Alex Broadbent and Professor Benjamin Smart examine how some African countries have policed the lockdown.
Professor Ronald Weitzer, George Washington University
Analysis: The death of George Floyd in Minneapolis has led to calls for police departments in the US to be 'defunded'. Professor of Sociology at George Washington University Ronald Weitzer takes a closer look at whether defunding the police is the answer.
James Slessor, MD Accenture Police Services
Analysis: Accenture Public Safety Managing Director James Slessor explores how public safety agencies responded to the pressures created by the pandemic and how agencies need to search out and embrace sustainable ways of working in what is now a 'never normal' environment.
Policing Insight team
INTERVIEW: Kenya has a long history of policing with excessive force, often resulting in unnecessary deaths. Recently, at least six people died from police violence during the first 10 days of a dusk-to-dawn curfew. Moina Spooner, from The Conversation Africa, asked Douglas Kivoi, an expert on police reform and policy, to shed light on the situation.
INTERVIEW: June is PTSD awareness month. Talking exclusively to Policing Insight, former South Yorkshire Police officer and founder of the Daparian Foundation Richard Gettings shares his personal experience of PTSD and how he has now set up the Foundation to raise awareness and provide support to police officers.
Emma Thomas, Associate Professor - Flinders University
Analysis: In the wake of the death of George Floyd in the U.S, tensions over racial discrimination have spread across the world, including Australia. Emma Thomas, Associate Professor at Flinders University, examines the policing of protests and why some turn violent.
Simon Hall, CEO, Coeus Software
Opinion: Technology has played a huge role in policing the lockdown, especially in enabling officers and staff to successfully work remotely. Simon Hall, CEO of Coeus Software, explores what this means now Covid-19 restrictions are being slowly eased.
Analysis: Professor Karl Roberts examines the statistics on police suicide in Australia and considers how both workplace culture and stress can prove harmful to police officers' mental health.