Researchers from the Universities’ Police Science Institute and Crime and Security Research Institute have conducted the first independent academic evaluation of the use of Automated Facial Recognition (AFR) technology across a variety of major policing operations.
The UPSI and CSRI hosted its first hackathon event with South Wales Police in the summer of 2018. The two organisations worked together to define a broad challenge which became the focus of the problem-solving event.
The Policing Futures Masterclass Series is a unique collaboration between the Universities’ Police Science Institute (UPSI) and South Wales Police (SWP), designed to provide the knowledge, skills and experience required to develop critical thinking and evidence-based practice among those considered future leaders within the force.
Crime prevention communications targeted at the general public commonly adopt a ‘fear frame’, using perceived risk and threat to evoke a fear reaction in its audience and trigger subsequent preventative behaviour.
For the past decade the Universities' Police Science Institute (UPSI) has been working with Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) to support the inspection of Neighbourhood Policing and associated issues.
The Universities’ Police Science Institute (UPSI), in collaboration with colleagues at the University of Swansea and University of South Wales, were commissioned by the South Wales Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner to investigate the quality and delivery of victim services in South Wales and set out options for future development.
The Universities' Police Science Institute (UPSI) led a programme of high-level research for the Dyfed-Powys Police & Crime Commissioner which revealed that communities want stronger neighbourhood bonds with the police.