Evidence Café 4: Evidence Based Practice & Collecting first accounts from children (Merseyside Police)

Thursday, October 20, 2016 -
14:00 to 16:00

Evidence Based Practice

  • This cafe aims to advance officers’ understanding of evidence based practice, good practice and the role research can play in these areas with a focus on collecting first accounts from vulnerable witnesses. How to view the experiences and practices of frontline officers as evidence  in the context of evidence based practice.

Gathering Evidence from First Accounts

  • After a presentation of the game-based training research into collecting first accounts from children, officer discuss experiences of collecting first accounts and support for frontline officers faced with child witnesses who are not specialists in this field. 

This feeds into an introduction to the Educational Resources on the Police Consortium website, with guidance on learning pathways for officers' continuing professional development.