Criminology and Policing – meeting in the middle

I'm writing this blog after being lucky enough to attend the British Society of Criminology (BSC) annual conference at Birmingham City University. Before the usual eye rolls about conference attendance, I shall hopefully address some of what they actually 'do' later, so please save your scepticism until after reading 🙂 I also need to clarify … Continue reading Criminology and Policing – meeting in the middle

The art of the policing possible – Technology

  I thought I would write this blog after watching the discussions of the past few months. Not without good reason, the stories surrounding and involving policing have been quite negative, with particular focus on police officer assaults, dwindling numbers and the always inevitable drop in service quality. The magic formula of: More cuts = … Continue reading The art of the policing possible – Technology

Austerity and trauma in policing

On Wednesday, we hosted a @WeCops chat on how austerity had affected policing. We set the questions looking at how it was affecting the service, the organisation and finally, the police officers and staff themselves. It was a busy chat, with many practitioners getting involved, and it was even joined by some partners and members … Continue reading Austerity and trauma in policing