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IPSCJ team supporting University of Northampton ‘Safer Spaces’ research

This research investigates staff’s, students’ and the University Management Teams’ perspectives of safety on campus in relation to the current university setting with a view to making recommendations for the university’s new setting at the Waterside campus from 2018. Researchers from the IPSCJ have contributed to the project by leading…

Dr Knight to address American Police Volunteers

IPSCJ Director, Dr Laura Knight, will this week attend the Volunteer Law Enforcement Officer Alliance Annual Training Conference hosted in Dallas, Texas. Dr Knight will address delegates regarding the IPSCJ’s findings in the Citizens in Policing National Benchmarking Exercise and facilitate discussions that compare volunteering models in the UK and…

Institute invited to help develop new national security standards

The IPSCJ is delighted to have been invited to help develop new security standards that will help universities and higher education establishments prevent and deal with emerging terror threats. The new Campus and Higher Education Security Standards (CHESS) will be developed with the support and financial backing of the government…

Ross Wolf: US/UK partnership could begin global policing learning programme

US policing expert Ross Wolf hopes his partnership with the IPSCJ looking at leadership and strategic management of volunteers in policing will begin a global learning programme in the area with benefits felt in Forces around the world. Dr Wolf has joined the Institute as an Associate to help lead…

Acclaimed policing expert Ross Wolf joins IPSCJ

The IPSCJ is proud to announce the arrival of internationally-acclaimed policing expert, Dr Ross Wolf, as an associate. Currently based at the University of Central Florida as Associate Dean in the College of Health and Public Affairs, and Associate Professor in the Department of Criminal Justice, Dr Wolf also serves on the…

Dr Knight chairs Stockholm Criminology Symposium session

Dr Laura Knight, Director of the IPSCJ, this week chaired a session at the Stockholm Criminology Symposium 2017. The session she chaired was titled ‘Policing: Legitimacy and Volunteers’ and drew on the extensive work in the area of Citizens in Policing that the IPSCJ has carried out on a national…

IPSCJ Provides Evaluation of Coaching Programme for Northamptonshire Police

The IPSCJ has evaluated Northamptonshire Police’s coaching programme and presented the report this week. The work was undertaken as a part of the East Midlands Police Academic Collaboration, under which the IPSCJ carried out research into organisational transformation and development. Northamptonshire police trained a cohort of coaches and offered coaching…

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…