Crime investigation


Published: 12th March 2020
Digital forensics inevitably plays a vital role in nearly every criminal investigation in modern times as new technology develops more and more rapidly. Data extracted from a digital device can...
Published: 20th March 2019
This project examined the relationship between data driven policing initiatives and the ability of the police to deliver public value. By data driven policing, we mean the current use of...
Published: 3rd December 2018
Research by the Police Foundation and Perpetuity Research has looked at improving the police response to fraud. Fraud is estimated to make up 31 per cent of all crime in...
Published: 5th June 2017
The Police Foundation and Perpetuity Research have completed a two-year study which focused on understanding the impact of serious organised crime in local communities and how this threat is tackled locally.


Published: 20th March 2019

Blog posts and news

Published: 24th July 2020
In this guest blog Damian Allain, Head of Casework at the charity Inside Justice, explores the issue of evidence retention and its importance in avoiding miscarriages of justice.  Having served...