The UK’s policing think tank

We are the Police Foundation, the UK’s policing think tank. We are the only independent body in the UK  that researches, understands and works to improve policing for the benefit of the public. Policing has never changed as fast and as much as it is today. All this makes the existence of an independent body that uses high quality evidence to deliver an impartial perspective on contemporary policing issues more important than ever.

Victimisation and fear of crime in the gig economy

Crime experienced by gig economy moped couriers is far greater than previously recognised and can fuel other forms of criminality, our latest research has found. The harm these crimes create deserves greater attention from local authorities, the police and the food delivery platforms.

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The first report of the Strategic Review of Policing

The first report of the Strategic Review of Policing in England and Wales examines the public safety and security challenge as we look to the 2020s and 2030s.

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