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.
Allowing police and their partner agencies to identify and target the issues that have a disproportionate impact upon neighbourhood security.
Cardiff University’s pioneering Community Gateway project is working to build a long-term partnership with residents of Grangetown in Cardiff to create an even better place to live and work.
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.
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.
This year marks 12 years since UPSI began working in partnership with the London Borough of Sutton to help understand the security perceptions of local people.
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.