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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…

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…