Gavin Thomas - PSAEW
OPINION: Ch Supt Gavin Thomas, President of the Police Superintendents' Association of England and Wales, explains why he is "pleased to see today's crime figures show a massive amount of online and cyber fraud offences".
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Gavin Hales - Associate Fellow, Police Foundation
ANALYSIS: Gavin Hales, Deputy Director of the Police Foundation, introduces the Foundation's latest report which draws on a five-year research project. Gavin will be leading a Twitter discussion of this at 1100hrs on Wednesday 20 July.
Jon Collins - CEO, Restorative Justice Council
OPINION: Jon Collins, CEO of the Restorative Justice Council, argues in favour of using restorative justice principles to help heal the Brexit rifts now evident in society
Sgt Neil Dewson-Smyth - Cheshire Police
ANALYSIS: As the "Pokémon Go" craze takes hold, Cheshire Police Sergeant Neil Dewson-Smyth examines how the #DontStreamAndDrive social media campaign has sought to change driver behaviours for the better.
David Northfield - Fieldfisher
ANALYSIS: David Northfield, of leading law firm Fieldfisher, takes a first look at the Brexit vote's constitutional implications for policing and security
Stephen Roberts - Vigilant Research
ANALYSIS: As new Home and Justice Secretaries take up residence in their new posts, Stephen Roberts of Vigilant Research looks at the implications of these appointments for police and justice technology
NEWS: A transcript of the first speech delivered by Theresa May, as Prime Minister, in Downing Street on Wednesday 13th July 2016
Dr Kevin Morrell, Durham University
OPINION: What does 'confidence' in policing really mean? Dr Kevin Morrell of Warwick Business School is taking a year's fellowship to explore the ramifications of 'confidence' and to open up dialogue and to develop fresh insights into public confidence in the police.
Dr Carina O'Reilly - Academic Editor, Policing Insight
Dr Louise Westmarland, Open University
OPINION: How healthy is policing research and what does the British Society of Criminology conference tell us about what state it's in? New Chair of the BSC Policing Network Dr Louise Westmarland reflects on the conference and the new directions of policing research.
Bernard Rix - Publisher, Policing Insight
OPINION: Bernard Rix, CoPaCC Chief Executive, wonders why the Home Affairs Select Committee chose not to take evidence from Police and Crime Commissioners in their inquiry into the College of Policing
Dr Rebecca Thompson, Nottingham Trent University
ANALYSIS: What works in protecting homes against burglary? Dr Rebecca Thompson and Professor Andromachi Tseloni examine the evidence as to which security devices are actually effective in lessening household burglaries.
Gareth Stubbs - Policing blogger
ANALYSIS: How do diversity targets affect recruitment and promotion in policing? Gareth Stubbs argues that targets have damaging unintended consequences, and are standing in for far more difficult conversations about broken relationships and a lack of community trust.
Dr Roy Bailey, University of Portsmouth
ANALYSIS: Police and Crime Panels were set up to scrutinise Police and Crime Commissioners, but how successful have they been? Former senior police officer Roy Bailey finds that a lot of work needs to be done to make PCPs more effective in their key role of holding PCCs to account.
Dr Anna Sergi, University of Essex
OPINION: How could the Brexit vote affect the UK's ability to deal with organised crime? Dr Anna Sergi of the University of Essex argues that the UK's isolation could be game changing for criminal gangs – and in the worst way.
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