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[AUDIO] Britain's top cop back in home city to collect...

Issued:15/11/12

Britain's top cop has spoken of his love for Sheffield and looked ahead to tonight's police commissioner elections as 41 police forces go to...



Policing lessons helped prevent 2011 riots in Sheffield

Issued:07/11/12

A University academic's research with local communities has found that the 'local style of policing' was a factor in preventing riots in...



Academics to debate causes of 2011 riots

Issued:30/08/12

The reasons why Sheffield did not suffer from the riots that affected many cities across the UK last summer are set to be debated during a major conference...



Academics examine dual role of social media during...

Issued:14/09/11

The role social media played in mobilising rioters to Britain's cities - and in inspiring the subsequent clean up - is being discussed at a major...



Pioneering fingermark technology backed by Home Office...

Issued:25/07/11

A pioneering technology to detect fingermarks at crime scenes, which provides additional information about a suspect, is a step closer to being incorporated...



Virtual murder scene throws doubt on eyewitness accounts

Issued:23/09/10

A 3D virtual murder scene has been developed to help forensic psychologists understand the reasons for false or mistaken eyewitness accounts when a...



Lecture spells out how crime cycle can be broken

Issued:18/05/10

A major criminal justice lecture will argue that understanding criminals' behaviour is crucial to breaking cycles of re-offending and starting...



New fingermark analysis technique can give extra suspect...

Issued:11/05/10

A new technique to analyse fingermarks from crime scenes has the potential to give crucial additional details about a suspect such their medications,...



Technology tackles gun crime across Europe

Issued:10/11/08

A platform which will identify and track organised criminals and the weapons they use, across the continent, is being developed by European Law enforcement...