How does deprivation compare across your force?

The need to understand Deprivation With HMICFRS guidelines encouraging Police Forces and Fire Services to make provisions based on Risk and Harm it is becoming increasingly important that practitioners understand the key demographics a play within their areas. Index...

Top 6 FAQs on creating Maps in Maptitude

Want to take your mapping skills to the next level? Here are 6 tips to improve the maps you create 1) How can I make Maps with my own data? Your data needs to be structured in a way, typically this would be in the form of an Excel Spreadsheet or an Access database....

Themes in Custody

One general theme that many police forces across England and Wales have been dealing with over the past few years is the role that custody plays within the Criminal Justice service. Faced with reducing number of arrests and tight budgets, many forces have looked...

Blue Light Innovation 2017

Our 5th attendance at the annual Blue Light Innovation conference in London was a success. Our break out session was well attended with over 60 delegates hearing my presentation on  ‘An evidence-based approach to right first time change’ – many...

Benchmarking example – breath test data

Check out colleague Ali Motion’s seasonal example of the use of benchmarking data by clicking here The content is breath test data sourced from data.police.uk.  I think it provides a good example of how  raw data can easily be turned into meaningful management...