Centre researchers explore police demand at knowledge exchange conference

Two female police officers stood with their backs to the camera, both wearing hi-vis fluorescent jackets with the word 'police' on them.

Members of the ESRC Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre have teamed up with the UCL Centre for Global City Policing for a conference on the complex challenges of modern policing. The conference brought together academics, senior police leaders and the voluntary sector to examine pressing problems facing UK police forces. It was organised by …

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Police learning: a way to rebuild trust in policing?

Two female police officers stood with their backs to the camera, both wearing hi-vis fluorescent jackets with the word 'police' on them.

By Dr Larissa Engelmann, published: 06/06/2023. “There is a crisis of confidence in policing in this country which is corroding public trust. The reasons are deep rooted and complex – some cultural and others systemic. However, taken together, unless there is urgent change, they will end up destroying the principle of policing by consent that has …

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