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: 4th December 2018
Public approval sits at the heart of the Peelian policing model, but the police service is undergoing fundamental change and it is not clear whether the public understand what is...
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: 2nd July 2019

To mark the Police Foundation’s 40th birthday, our Chair Sir Bill Jeffrey reflects on the organisation’s beginnings and looks ahead to our plans for the future.