The Centre's research combines the skills and experience of academics and policing practitioners in a collaborative working model which epitomises an evidence-based practice approach. Together, police partners and researchers jointly develop research projects based on a range of real-life, operational or organisational situations to generate findings which improve policing practice in the UK.
Centre research is grouped into four contemporary themes relevant to modern policing:
Full details of the research application process can be found here.
The Centre's bursary-supported PhD programme hosts officers and staff from police forces who are members of the Centre. Details of projects and our output library are available via the links below.