Congratulations to the Winners of the 2018 SIPR/Police Scotland Postgraduate Awards:
BEST PRESENTATION: Kate Thomson (GCU) Understanding and responding to child sexual exploitation in Scotland
BEST POSTER: Richard Kjellgren (University of Stirling) Connecting the dots: using open-source intelligence to map vulnerabilities and exploitation within the off-street sex market
The Scottish International Policing Conference was held on 4th December 2018 in Edinburgh. The James Smart Memorial Lecture was given by Professor Nick Crofts. OUTPUTS FROM THE CONFERENCE ARE NOW AVAILABLE
The deadline for applications was 25th January. The applications are now being reviewed and the Awardees will be announced in March.
FIVE PhD students have become the first recipients of a Scottish Justice Fellowship which will see them turn their theses into research summaries and associated materials for policy makers and practitioners.
We are delighted to announce the Fellows: Emma Forbes, Kirsty Deacon and Annie Crowley (all University of Glasgow), Shane Horgan (University of Edinburgh) and Fern Gillon (University of Strathclyde). The Fellows will be covering topics including cybercrime and security, domestic abuse, imprisonment’s impact on families, early intervention in youth justice, and working with at risk young women.
focusing on the relationships between police and different social, cultural and economic communities
focusing on the role of the police in the recovery, interpretation and effective use of intelligence and evidence in the investigation of crime
focusing on the internal dynamics of police organisations, including issues of management, policy and leadership
focusing on research on policing and public protection and links with other bodies to influence policy and practice