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Policing

The Policing strand of the Centre for Criminal Justice Research & Partnership (CJP) offers cross-disciplinary excellence, in relation to research and knowledge around policing. The group offers evidence-based research around real-world issues

Policing is at a critical moment in terms of police education, police legitimacy, police powers, governance and accountability, as well as appreciating the importance of taking an evidence-based research approach.

UCLan CJP Policing strand draws on the strengths of a wide variety of academic disciplines with many members having come from practitioner backgrounds and/or still working as practitioners.

This is particularly relevant when thought of in the context of reform, with recent austerity measures affecting ‘policing’ services across the world, increasing the role for innovation and evidence-based practice.

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