Current projects

Improving the local response to fraud

The Police Foundation has started work on a two year project on improving how local forces tackle fraud. We are looking at the response to fraud by the police and other agencies, from prevention through to reporting and responding to victims, and onto investigation. The project is being delivered in partnership with Perpetuity Research and the Foundation will work with a number of forces as well as national agencies.


The future of neighbourhood policing

The Police Foundation has launched a new project on the future of neighbourhood policing. The project is investigating how neighbourhood policing has changed over the last decade, what the consequences have been and what it looks like in 2017. It seeks to understand how, with limited resources, the police might respond better to the diverse and changing needs of neighbourhoods and to new local policing challenges such as identifying ‘hidden’ harm and vulnerability – including online. Read our latest research Neighbourhood policing: a police force typology.

We’d love to hear from you: Do you have views or experiences of how neighbourhood policing has changed, and where it might go next? Read more and get in touch with us.


Read about our past and recently completed projects shown on the right of this page.

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