SIPR Noticeboard   -    Issue 88  -   June 2016

Welcome to the latest issue of "SIPR Noticeboard". If you have problems viewing this, please click here.

To submit items for the next issue, please e-mail relevant news to us.

SIPR sends this communication to those with an interest in policing (academics, practitioners and policy makers etc.). If you have colleagues who you think would benefit, please forward this e-mail. To sign up to our Mailing List, or to find out more about SIPR's activities, please visit our website

JOIN THE AUDIENCE ... SIPR/Police Scotland Postgraduate Student Award, 28th June 2016, University of Dundee
Following last year's success, another dozen postgraduate students are presenting their research on topics that are related to policing. The prize will provide the winner a unique opportunity and the potential for their research to have a direct impact on police practice in Scotland. Deadline 17 June Book your place ...

NEW SIPR BRIEFING : Effective policing with communities in fragile and conflict-affected states
This briefing paper summarises discussions and syndicate exercise presentation material developed by police practitioners during a five-day course delivered by Strategic Expertise International (SEI) in association with SIPR, Police Scotland and the Stabilisation Unit in January 2016, and funded as part of the European Union Police Services Training (EUPST II) programme designed to support police officers working in EU and other international operations.  More ...

Critical LinkS - a new generation: Future-proofing interpreting and translating, 29 June - 1 July
This conference, organised by CTISS, Heriot-Watt, will bring together all community/public service interpreting and translation stakeholders: community and public sector representatives, employers, developers of tools and technologies, policy makers, practitioners, professional bodies, researchers, service users, trainers and educators, TICS (translation, interpreting & communication support) service providers, and other interested parties. More ...

What Works Centre - New publication: Drug substitution programmes
Drug substitution programmes are designed to control the amount and/or type of drugs consumed by drug-dependent offenders either by substituting illegal drugs for legal alternatives or prescribing drugs to prevent users acquiring them illegally. Overall, the evidence suggests that drug substitution programmes have reduced reoffending.  More ...

Scottish Government Consultation on Stop and Search
Please find below details of two public consultations that were recently launched by Scottish Government. One is a consultation on the new Code of Practice for Stop and Search that will be introduced in 2017. And the other is a consultation on proposals to give Police Scotland the power to search children and young people for alcohol.

Responses should be sent direct to the address shown in the links - deadline 15th July.
 
New Code of Practice ...; Under 18 search ...

NEW REPORTS Partners in Scrutiny : Local Police Scrutiny Arrangements
Three new publications (two Briefing Papers and a full Project Report) are now available for the SIPR-funded Small Grant project carried out by Alistair Henry, Ali Malik and Andy Aitchison at the University of Edinburgh on the current scrutiny arrangements for local policing in Scotland.  More ...

Markets in Policing: The Appetite for and Organisational, Cultural and Moral Limits to Markets in Public Policing. Leeds, 11-12 July
Organised by the N8 Policing Partership: For some time, public policing has been shielded from debates about marketisation and the greater involvement of the private sector. Recently, however, a maturing private security industry, austerity measures and changes in land-use and property ownership have created a climate in which the political terms of the debate have shifted dramatically in favour of greater marketization of public policing.  More ...

Postgraduate Qualifications in Child Protection - Edinburgh Napier University
For experienced practitioners wishing to gain evidence of postgraduate study in Child Protection, the PG Certificate in Advanced Practice (Child Protection) at Edinburgh Napier University may be the ideal first step. Three 20-credit modules, each with one optional study day in Edinburgh, and studied over a 13-week period.  More ...

NEW ISSUE : Scottish Justice Matters
The next issue of Scottish Justice Matters is now out, featuring writing on the theme of Reimagining Punishment and Justice commissioned by guest editors Margaret Malloch and Bill Munro.  More ...

New systematic review published - Gating alleys to reduce crime
As part of the What Works Centre's remit, and working with our university partners, the first of their commissioned systematic reviews, from Dr Aiden Sidebottom at UCL, has now been published and is available on the What Works Centre for Crime Reduction website More ...

LEPH2016. The Third International Conference on Law Enforcement & Public Health. Amsterdam, 2-5 October 2016.
As a criminologist you would be well aware of the complex health challenges that require or emerge from law enforcement activities. Join your cross-sector colleagues at this unique event and examine research, practices and policies that will inform your own work and improve community well being and security. More ...

Your contribution would be welcomed for the SIPR Blog!
Contributions to the Blog are welcomed. This blog has three purposes: to expand and extend critical debate nationally and internationally about current matters of policing practice, learning and leadership; to promote the use of research evidence in policing practice and policy; and to share knowledge about policing among police practitioners and leaders, researchers, educators, policy makers and community.  visit the Blog for further information ...

SIPR Engagement in European Policing Research Programme
A reminder that SIPR has an Engagement in European Policing Research Programme, which has been updated to include H2020 funding applications to offset nonrecoverable costs involved in preparing proposals at the pre-award stages. Each EEPR application can be for a maximum of 2,000 for any one proposal. More ...



Twitter users...follow the new SIPR Twitter Account (@TheSIPR)!
In addition to inviting you to send information for inclusion in the SIPR Noticeboard, we are now pleased to invite you to send us material for sharing on Twitter. More ...

Facebook users...please "Like" the SIPR Facebook page!
SIPR has joined Facebook! If you have a Facebook Account, please "Like us" to receive the latest news of events, reports and courses direct to your Facebook page."
 
More ...


Tim Heilbronn
Business and KT Manager
Scottish Institute for Policing Research,
School of Social & Environmental Sciences,
University of Dundee,
Dundee DD1 4HN

Tel: 01382 384205
Mob: 07754 271562
e-mail: t.d.heilbronn@dundee.ac.uk
www.sipr.ac.uk
 

Remove me from this list     *|REWARDS|*