Policing and protecting vulnerable people

The Police Foundation Annual Conference

Thursday 5 November 2015

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Improving policing and reducing crime

The Police Foundation is the only independent think tank focused entirely on developing knowledge and understanding of policing and crime reduction and challenging the police service and the government to improve policing for the benefit of the public. The Police Foundation acts as a bridge between the public, the police and the government, while being owned by none of them.


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News: Reflections on the Public Accounts Committee: police demand, resources, governance and accountability...

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The Police Foundation's Deputy Director, Gavin Hales gives an analysis of evidence provided to date on police funding to the Commons Public Accounts Committee – covering police demand, resources, governance and accountability.

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News: Police funding consultation: an opaque sticking plaster?...

Category: News


The Police Foundation's Deputy Director, Gavin Hales offers his thoughts on the Home Office's proposed new model for its funding formula.

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Latest from our blog: Police funding consultation: an opaque sticking plaster?

Posted by: Gavin Hales


This week the Home Office published a new police funding formula for consultation, partly in recognition that the world has changed in the nine years since the current model was developed.

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Policing and protecting vulnerable people: our sixth annual conference 

We will hold our sixth annual conference on 5 November 2015 at the BT Auditorium in the city of London. It will provide an opportunity for the police and their partners to listen to some of the leading experts in the field of policing. 

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Police effectiveness

We are running a major, four year project on police effectiveness in a changing world.

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Policing domestic abuse

Our latest Briefing looks at the legislation and the key issues surrounding the policing of domestic abuse.