Research index

Accessible research is at the heart of N8 PRP. This index identifies all available reports and presentations by theme.

The themes are the 8 research strands originally identified at the start of the N8 PRP, with the addition of ‘Data Analytics’ and ‘Training and Learning’. The title of each report is followed by a link to the report or it’s webpage, and the name of the parent webpage. 

Critical Incidents

Embedding mental health support within district police stations  Report Small Grants

Critical incidents decision-making rapid evidence review Report Studies

 

 

Cyber Crime

Policing Bitcoin: Investigating, Evidencing and Prosecuting Crime Involving Cryptocurrency Report Small Grants

Policing Cybercrime rapid evidence review Report Studies

 

 

Data Analytics

 

Demand, Resource Allocation, and Service Provision

Exploring Analytics for Crime Reduction Resource Allocation Report Data analytics

Predictive Policing and Self-Service Business Intelligence Report Data analytics

Understanding changing demand for police during the coronavirus pandemic Report Small Grants

 

Investigative use of data and technology

  • Automatic Number Plate Recognition

Realising the potential of automatic number plate recognition Report Small Grants

Mapping and identifying modern slavery vehicular activity: A proof-of-concept study Report Small Grants

  • Body-Worn Cameras

Body-worn video and public-police relations Report PhD Studentships

Use of Body-Worn Cameras at Incidents of Domestic Abuse Report Small Grants

  • Hate Crime

Sharing Insights on Hate Crime: New Methods and Forms of Data Report Data analytics

  • Mobile Analytics

Evaluation of mobile systems and mobile analytics Report PhD Studentships

  • Modern Slavery and Trafficking

Identifying sexual trafficking online Report Small Grants

Financial Aspects of Modern Slavery: Patterns in banking behaviour Report Data analytics

Mapping the Contours of Modern Slavery in Greater Manchester Report Small Grants

 

Training

2018 Review of the Empowering Data Specialists in Policing CPD Programme Review Training and Learning

2019 Impact Evaluation and Analysis – The need for a CPD Programme for Police Data Analysts Review Training and Learning

 

Domestic Violence and Abuse

 

Covid-19, Impact of

PROTECT COVID 19: Impacts of intimate partner violence Report Small Grants

Policing domestic abuse within the context of the Covid-19 lockdown Forthcoming Report Small Grants

 

Investigative Interviews

Improving interviews with suspected sex offenders Report Forthcoming Report PhD Studentships

Manipulative presentation techniques of coercive control offenders Report Small Grants

 

Police Responses to Domestic Violence and Abuse

Domestic violence rapid evidence review Report Studies

Innovation in Policing Domestic Abuse – Understanding Success to Build Capacity Report Small Grants

Locality-Based Multi-Agency Responses to Lower-Risk Domestic Violence Cases Report Master’s Reports

Reconceptualising ‘Report to Court’ Trajectories Report Knowledge Exchange

Use of Body-Worn Cameras at Incidents of Domestic Abuse Report Small Grants

 

Police Responses to Specific Types of Domestic Violence and Abuse 

  • Child-to-Parent

Developing the police response to child-to-parent violence Report Small Grants

  • Coercive Control

Manipulative presentation techniques of coercive control offenders Report Small Grants

Police Responses to Coercive Control Report Small Grants

  • Honour-Based-Violence and Abuse

Early Identification of Honour-Based Abuse Report Small Grants

 

Drugs and Alcohol

Policing Cannabis in North Yorkshire Report Small Grants

Novel Psychoactive Substances: Consequences for police and substance users in North East England  Report Small Grants

Drugs and Alcohol: rapid evidence review Report Studies

 

 

Partnerships

 

Academic

External research and university partnerships Presentation Studies

Scottish Institute of Policing Research: Origins, impacts and challenges Presentation Studies

 

Barriers / Successes

Barriers to effective partnerships Presentation Studies

Partnerships rapid evidence review Report Studies

Policing the Night-Time Economy: Overcoming Barriers to Partnership Working Report Master’s Reports

Welcome to the Policing Partnerships Workshop Presentation Studies

 

International

International Strand Summary Report International Programme

 

Multi-Agency

  • Domestic Violence and Abuse

Locality-Based Multi-Agency Responses to Lower-Risk Domestic Violence Cases Report Master’s Reports

Innovation in Policing Domestic Abuse – Understanding Success to Build Capacity Report Small Grants

  • Mental Health

Diversity, difference or disorder? Neurodiversity in police-community partnerships Report PhD Studentships

Embedding mental health support within district police stations Report Small Grants

  • Organised Crime Groups

Tackling the developing world of OCGs through a multiagency strategy Forthcoming Report Small Grants

  • Social Work

Neighbourhood policing Presentation Studies

Police Joint Working: From ‘Fighting Crime’ to Safeguarding and Vulnerability Report PhD Studentships

 

Public and Community Engagement

 

Engagement and accountability with specific publics and communities

Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic Representation in Policing: An Exploratory Study on Perspectives in West Yorkshire Police. Report Master’s Reports

Creating a Child Protection System that is Effective for Deaf and Disabled Children Presentation Studies

Diversity, difference or disorder? Neurodiversity in police-community partnerships Report PhD Studentships

Every ticket is a story: Piloting a “whole story” approach to understanding ethnic disproportionality in FPNs issued for breaching coronavirus restrictions Forthcoming Report Small Grants

Football and policing Presentation Studies

Policing vulnerability: Learning from the sex work liaison officer role in West Yorkshire Police Report Small Grants

 

Methods of Communication

Body-worn video and public-police relations Report PhD Studentships

Making the ‘Visible’ Visible: The Communicative Properties of a Visible Police Presence Report PhD Studentships

Knife crime imagery and messaging: Effective intervention tools or ineffective sensitisers? Forthcoming Report Small Grants

Police use of social media Presentation Studies

 

Perspectives on public and community engagement

Community engagement: neighbourhood safety and national security  Presentation Studies

Introduction to the Public Engagement Workshop Presentation Studies

Police-Community Engagement: questions of implementation and outcome Presentation Studies

Public engagement rapid evidence review Report Studies

‘Why engage with the public?’ Presentation Studies

 

Public Order and Crowd Management

Every ticket is a story: Piloting a “whole story” approach to understanding ethnic disproportionality in FPNs issued for breaching coronavirus restrictions Forthcoming Report Small Grants

Football and policing Presentation Studies

Human rights approach to football policing Forthcoming Report PhD Studentships

Knife crime imagery and messaging: Effective intervention tools or ineffective sensitisers? Forthcoming Report Small Grants

Policing the Night-Time Economy: Overcoming Barriers to Partnership Working Report Master’s Reports

Public order and crowd management rapid evidence review Report Studies

Serious and Organised Crime

Serious and organised crime rapid evidence review Report Studies

 

Organised Crime Groups (OCGs)

  • Restorative Justice

Applying a restorative approach within a serious and organised crime context: Can it be done safely? Report Knowledge Exchange

The Feasibility of Undertaking Restorative Approaches with Serious and Organised Crime Offending Report Knowledge Exchange

Restorative Approaches and Organised Crime Groups Presentation Knowledge Exchange

  • County Lines

Child Criminal Exploitation: Beyond County Lines  Report Master’s Reports

  • Partnerships

Tackling the developing world of OCGs through a multiagency strategy Forthcoming Report Small Grants

 

Trafficking and Modern Slavery 

Financial Aspects of Modern Slavery: Patterns in banking behaviour Report Data Analytics

Identifying sexual trafficking online Report  Small Grants

Mapping and identifying modern slavery vehicular activity: A proof-of-concept study Report  Small Grants

Mapping the Contours of Modern Slavery in Greater Manchester Report  Small Grants

 

Training and Learning

Education, Training and Learning in Policing in England and Wales Report Training and Learning

2018 Review of the Empowering Data Specialists in Policing CPD Programme Review Training and Learning

2019 Impact Evaluation and Analysis – The need for a CPD Programme for Police Data Analysts Review Training and Learning