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Latest research: A natural experiment in neighbourhood policing
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The Police Foundation has published new research on the governance of specialist policing capabilities delivered above the level of individual police forces, with a particular emphasis on collaboration.
In partnership with the Barrow Cadbury Fund, the Police Foundation held two roundtables which looked at how Police and Crime Commissioners can drive further reform and consider new and potentially radical avenues for change.
Latest from our blog: Policing within a system
Posted by: Rick Muir
It is widely accepted that policing should become increasingly integrated with local public services as crime becomes more complex, however all too often this remains a vague and peripheral goal. In his latest blog the Police Foundation's director, Rick Muir, argues that a new infrastructure is required to make this a practical reality.