Subjects: Police matters
Calling for an end to torture and inhumane interrogation techniques
A Northumbria University Forensic Psychologist has contributed to an expert report, due to go before the United Nations later this year, setting out how torture is used during interrogations around the world and recommending the adoption of alternative, humane techniques.
Project explores Covid-19 changes to police interview techniques
A new research project is to examine what difference the use of telephone or video calls, as opposed to face to face participation, has on the fairness and effectiveness of police interviews, carried out with witnesses, victims and suspects of crime.
Linguistics lessons for police “could catch more Dark Web paedophiles”
A new book shows how police forces can use forensic linguistics techniques to infiltrate online networks of child sex offenders to bring them to justice and protect potential victims
Students join emergency services in simulated terrorism training incident
Nursing students have taken part in a staged firearms training event designed to give doctors and paramedics a taste of working in a mass casualty terrorist incident.
Partners in detecting and preventing crime: university and police join forces
Northumbria University and Northumbria Police have joined forces in an exciting partnership to help educate the next generation of officers.
International speakers arrive at Northumbria to discuss latest policing research
Delegates from around the world descended on Northumbria’s campus last week for a prestigious two-day conference on Police Ethnography.
Criminal assets explored during policing seminar
The implications of recovering assets from convicted criminals will be discussed by finance and crime experts from Northumbria University during a free seminar this week.