Police Effectiveness

Police effectiveness – explored via projects, publications and blog content.


Published: 5th June 2017
Police effectiveness has never been more important. Austerity now means that value for money is key and proving ‘what works’ through evidence based policing is being taken much more seriously....
Published: 5th July 2017
About the project Neighbourhood policing is widely regarded as the ‘bedrock’ of British policing. However, as forces have adapted their operating models to new funding and demand challenges, the form...
Published: 5th June 2017
Andy Higgins and Gavin Hales of the Police Effectiveness in a Changing World project team look at the importance of neighbourhood policing in a changing world, focusing in particular on...
Published: 5th June 2017
Gavin Hales and Andy Higgins of the Police Effectiveness in a Changing World project team discuss the challenges of multi-agency working in a changing world and focus on some observations...


Published: 1st February 2017

This paper brings together key learning from the Police Foundation’s Police Effectiveness in a Changing World project.

Blog posts and news

Published: 16th March 2018
There has been a long standing debate in this country about the role of the police. Indeed in the shadow of the Sheehy Inquiry in the 1990s the Police Foundation...
Published: 19th December 2017