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IPSCJ and EMPAC host SEBP Conference 2017

Hosted by the IPSCJ and EMPAC, the SEBP’s sixth annual conference followed the theme ‘Creating a culture of curiosity: Why failure is a good thing’ and was attended by a sold-out delegation of over 200 key figures from the world of policing and academia. The event provided an opportunity to…

IPSCJ release findings from phase one of the Citizens in Policing National Benchmarking Exercise

The IPSCJ is delighted to release it’s evaluation of volunteers in policing as part of the national Citizens in Policing strategy. The national portfolio for Citizens in Policing – led by Chief Constable Dave Jones – has launched a new national strategy which prioritises evidence-based approaches. The national benchmarking exercise aims to identify…

Dr Iain Britton speaks at Westminster briefing event

The IPSCJ’s Dr Iain Britton has presented today at a national event in London focused on police reform and new powers for police staff and volunteers. The Westminster Briefings event, ‘Police Staff and Volunteers: Best Practice and Future Reform’ focused on future policy directions for police volunteering. A key context…

IPSCJ brings acclaimed Wall of Silence exhibition to Northamptonshire to raise awareness and reporting of child abuse

The Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice (IPSCJ) and Office of Police and Crime Commissioner will bring the Wall of Silence art exhibition to the University of Northampton next week, in order to encourage discussions around the subject of child abuse and child sexual exploitation. The highly acclaimed exhibition aimed at children aged 14…

IPSCJ set to publish results of the biggest ever data collection exercise across England and Wales police forces concerning police volunteers

The most comprehensive survey ever undertaken about police volunteers across the nation’s forces is to be made public next month. The research, which has been commissioned by the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) has looked at all police volunteers including Special Constables, Police Support Volunteers, those volunteering with Offices of…

IPSCJ National Citizens in Policing Workshop

The IPSCJ hosted the first National Citizens in Policing summit in Manchester on 21st July. As part of the event, Director of the Institute, Laura Knight, and Dr Iain Britton, presented on the latest volunteers in policing research and led a workshop for attendees. To view highlights of Laura and Iain’s…

Northamptonshire Police release Institute’s Public Perceptions Report

Eighty per cent of people in Northamptonshire believe the Police are dealing with the issues that matter most to the local community, according to an in-depth independent study published by the Institute for Public Safety, Crime and Justice today. The Public Perceptions Report, which was commissioned by the Office of…

IPSCJ’s Dr Iain Britton published by The Howard League for Penal Reform

Dr Iain Britton, head of the IPSCJ’s Centre for Citizens in Policing, has today had his feature: Citizens in Policing – A new paradigm of direct citizen involvement published in The Howard League for Penal Reform‘s Early Career Academics Network Bulletin. The Howard League is a national charity working for less crime,…