Tag: Evidence-based policing
32 pages tagged with Evidence-based policing
Learning the lessons
Using the best available research to identify patterns, understand the risks to safety, identify learning needs and assess training delivery.
Developing, sharing and learning
Working with different agencies, partners and academia to identify and share learning about neighbourhood policing
Developing officers, staff and volunteers
Helping to improve the neighbourhood policing knowledge and skills of officers, staff and volunteers
Making sure police activity is in the right areas to provide greater focus to community engagement, problem-solving, prevention and early intervention.
Being informative, keeping two-way conversations and being active within the community, including with partner organisations.
Promoting the right culture
Improving public confidence by building trust and mutual respect.
Using structured problem-solving to deal with local priorities, working collaboratively with communities and, where appropriate, private, public and voluntary sector partners.
Building analytical capability
Thinking analytically, using and sharing data and analysis to improve problem solving.
Non-leading approach to questioning
Phrasing questions as neutrally as possible.
Advice on information exposure
Making sure witnesses are reporting information they observed themselves.
Initial accounts – references
A list of all the sources of information in this guidance.
Identify and record needs and vulnerabilities
Accurate assessing and recording at initial contact, to ensure a quality account and follow the Victims' Code.
Suggesting eye closure
Helping witnesses to improve their recollection.
Getting better information by not pushing for answers.
Strategic recommendation – use of self-administered interviews
When to enable witnesses to provide their own written statements.
Future research questions
Recommendations for possible research in the future.
Strategic recommendation – building knowledge and skills
Supporting officers and staff to improve the accuracy and amount of information obtained in first accounts.
Witnesses’ own words and open questioning
The types of questioning that will get the most accurate details.
When and how to get initial accounts from people who are under the influence of alcohol.