The Western Australia (WA) Police established its Evidence Based Policing Division (EBPD) in January 2015, as part of the Agency’s Frontline 2020 reform program. One of the key drivers of Frontline 2020 is to reduce demand on policing services, to which EBPD contributes through analysing research to identify, implement and evaluate policing strategies to understand what works, what doesn’t work and what is promising. EBPD develops practises targeting those areas and people responsible for the most harm in Western Australian communities. Methods are tested…
Report of the Professions Summit: Professions and Evidence – Informed Practice This report summarises a summit that brought together professionals to discuss a number of issues including the role of evidence; types of useful evidence; evidence priorities; views on evidence futures; evidence demand and attitudes to evidence.
The Rise of Evidence Based Policing: Targeting, Testing and Tracking An article written by Professor Lawrence Sherman, University of Cambridge.
The Greater Manchester Police Procedural Justice Training Experiment This report summarises the findings of a randomised control trial in Greater Manchester Police which considered the impact of communication skills training on officers and victims of crime.