We are pleased to share that Dr Paul Walley from the Centre for Policing Research and Learning along with Anna Jennison-Phillips have had a published article entitled: A Study of Non-Urgent Demand to Identify Opportunities for Demand Reduction.
A sponsored article featuring CPRL on the topic of TV versus real-world crime scene investigations has been published in the London-based 'Metro' newspaper. The article, entitled 'The CSI Effect', references the Centre and outlines Forensic Psychology opportunities available through the Open Un
Making new ways of organising out of old with Richard Holti, Professor of Professional Learning, Faculty of Business and Law.
Researchers at The Open University (OU), working with the Centre for Policing Research and Learning, have received a £1 million Engineering and Physical Science Research Council (EPSRC) grant to improve the way members of the public and authorities su
We have developed an award-winning training simulation that addresses gaps in the knowledge and skills of new recruits and serving officers when interviewing child witnesses.
Three months as Senior Practitioner Fellow with the Open University’s Centre for Policing Research and Learning (CPRL) taught me many things, not least that despite the chasm of differences between law enforcement and academia the two can cooperate extraordinarily well. This is of course depende
Published online in International Journal of HRD Practice, Policy and Research “In Search of Individual and Organizational Fairness in Policing” by Dr Steven Chase, Thames Valley Police. Find it at: https://www.ijhrdppr.com/
Systems thinking provides theory and practical tools for seeking solutions to messy social and organisational problems at local, regional and global levels. This free MOOC (Massive Online Open Course) on 'Systems Thinking and Complexity' was developed in collaboration with policing partners fro
Explore how your own mind works, and discover how the limitations of the human brain can lead to major miscarriages of justice in this free online course
‘The Unaccompanied Migrant Children’ pilot project that CPRL supported in 2017 has produced a final report. The project sought to gather the views of a range of professionals (healthcare, social work, police, border agencies) about the care of unaccompanied minors. The report may be access