Police legitimacy


Published: 20th March 2019
This project examined the relationship between data-driven policing initiatives and the ability of the police to deliver public value. By data driven policing, we mean the current use of a...
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: 21st June 2018
Young adults Young adults aged 18 to 25 make up less than 10 per cent of the UK population but are a third of those sentenced to prison every year....
Published: 21st May 2018


Published: 20th March 2019

In this paper Gavin Hales uses detailed demographic data to look behind the headlines to examine ethnic disproportionality in child arrests in London.

Blog posts and news

Published: 27th March 2018

Neighbourhood policing is recovering but it is essential that what has been learnt about the structures that support local proactivity doesn’t get forgotten.