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Being a Pro, the oldest game in town: Fate, State and Trait – an analysis of police. Emma Williams and Dr Ian Hesketh

This appeared in Policing Insight last week….. As a result of burgeoning interest created by the College of Policing’s mission to professionalise the UK police service, we take a look at the occupation of policing. Our lens does not focus … Continue reading

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Some interesting thoughts on the use of RCTs in policing by Professor Robin Bryant

The role of RCTs within the police professionalization agenda The Randomised Control Trial (sometimes ‘Randomised Controlled Trial’ and occasionally ‘Randomised Clinical Trial’) or ‘RCT’ is a scientifically-conducted experiment and considered the ‘gold standard’ for some forms of empirical research. The … Continue reading

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