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How the BeLeave project is inspiring young girls to come out of gangs

IPSCJ researcher Valentina Lugli tells us about her journey to the IPSCJ, and the work she’s currently undertaking with the BeLeave project that aims to address the issue of girl gang culture. I’m from Italy, where I’ve just completed my Master’s degree in clinical psychology. It’s mandatory to do an…

Save the date: National Citizens in Policing Conference

The National Citizens in Policing Strategic Group and the Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice invite you to attend a free conference to discuss the latest research and development in the citizens in policing agenda. Date 1st November 2018  9.30am (for 10.00am start) – 3.15pm close Location The Honourable…

Mental Health Street Triage and the Police (part 1): Addressing Demand

By Dan Moloney, Research Assistant In 2013, nine police forces in England and Wales piloted mental health triage schemes in order to create better outcomes for members of the public encountered by police who are experiencing mental health distress. Since then, many more forces have implemented their own localised policies,…

Public Perceptions of Policing and Crime in Northamptonshire: Annual Report 17/18

We’re delighted to publish the Public Perceptions of Policing and Crime in Northamptonshire Annual Report for 2017/18. Retaining public confidence is critical if a police force is to be effective. The public are a key source of information, and their trust and cooperation is vital for policing. The importance of public…

Citizens in Policing Workshop – 10th July 2018

Citizens in Policing: Exploring trends and findings from the national benchmarking exercise and surveys of Special Constables and Police Support Volunteers. This workshop will explore the emerging findings from national research on Citizens in Policing and is hosted by the Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice (IPSCJ) in collaboration…

An update on Community Sentence Treatment Requirement from Laura Knight

IPSCJ Director, Laura Knight, gives us an update on the IPSCJ’s evaluation of the Community Sentence Treatment Requirement and explains how work on the ground will help assess the long-term outcomes for women with underlying mental health issues who have pleaded guilty in court. “We’re evaluating a project to increase the…

Employer Supported Policing: What next?

Reflections from workshop discussions | Manchester, February 2018 We have nearly 300 employers signed up to the Employer Supported Policing scheme currently. This could be 3000 in the next 5 to 10 years if the model, communication and energy of policing moved in this direction and created bespoke options to meet…