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, while 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: Where next for PCCs?...
In advance of the 2016 elections, the Police Foundation and Oxford University's jointly-hosted Oxford Policy Forum met to discuss what PCCs had achieved over the last four years and to consider how their role should evolve into the 2020s.
News: Who's standing in the PCC elections?...
We're tracking candidates who are standing in the Police and Crime Commissioner elections on 5th May 2016.
Latest from our blog: Making sense of ‘senseless’ youth violence
Posted by: Gavin Hales
Drawing on his research on gun crime, gangs and violence, Gavin Hales attempts to make sense of the most serious kinds of youth violence and suggests how policy might accommodate a deeper understanding of this kind of crime.