Collaborative research between Cardiff University academics and the police has found that current UK policing approaches to social media analytics are fragmented and struggling to keep up with technological advances and their disruptive social impacts.
A new UPSI research report on the relationship between police visibility and public confidence commissioned by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary has been released.
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What impact will the government’s ‘big society’ have on policing? In an article published in Police Review Martin Innes says two pilot projects in Cardiff shows the police service what the government wants officers to do and how effective it can be.
UPSI Director Professor Martin Innes joins the debate over protection of new identities for criminals which has been sparked by the recent Jon Venables case.
"Professor Martin Innes, director of the Universities Police Science Institute at Cardiff University, said the Venables case – the first time there has been a recall by someone under such an order – is "pivotal" and means a review over how they work is now needed."
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UPSI director, Professor Martin Innes and UPSI PhD student Sergeant Sarah Tucker contributed the Executive Feature for a recent Police Professional Magazine. In the article they discuss how to best embed evidence-based policing to ensure that its merits are realised.