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.
The Police Foundation’s mission
- To pose challenging questions and promote debate on policing, police reform and tackling crime
- To provide commentary, knowledge and insight into contemporary policing issues
- To improve practice in policing and crime reduction through research, consultancy and training.
News: Criminal Justice Convention ...
Dr Jacqui Karn, Senior Research and Development Officer at the Police Foundation, will be speaking on the ‘Future policing landscape’ and its implications for practice on the 2nd July at the Criminal Justice Convention.
News: New training courses...
Forces are coping with unprecedented reforms in policing while also working within tighter budgets. With these challenges in mind, we are offering three new courses.
Director's Blog: To stop or not to stop
The Equality and Human Rights Commission report on five police forces' efforts to reduce stop and search shows positive findings. But report shows that there are a number of things that are more interesting these positive outcomes.