March 8, 2019
Defining the purpose of policing is now ‘critical’, says police chief
April 12, 2018
Dr. Sophie Chambers
Policing in England and Wales has reached crisis point. Funding for all public services has suffered a dramatic 20% reduction in recent years, and the legitimacy of the police is persistently questioned. While the police used to enjoy a certain level of immunity from criticism, particularly from the Conservative party, that seemed to change following then Home Secretary Theresa May’s 2015 speech to the Police Federation, and her agreement to support the budget cut.
February 27, 2018
On March 16th 2018, renowned expert on policing, Professor Alex Vitale will be visiting the University of South Wales to discuss his new book 'The End of Policing’, on the topic of police reform and abolition.