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 Universities’ Police Science Institute (UPSI) was awarded a grant to evaluate the impact of an additional 500 Community Support Officers (CSOs) funded by the Welsh Government.
This study involves a multi-method evaluation of the development of a Tri-Service Public Service and Joint Emergency Control Centre in South Wales.
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.