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Accuracy of sexual assault testimonies not affected by alcohol intoxication, study finds

Research suggests intoxicated victims of sexual assault could accurately retain information from events

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The study cited in this article was funded by ESRC.

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Labour Party plans to quadruple gun licence cost and scrap commissioners

Labour Party plans to quadruple gun licence cost and scrap commissioners | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

 

Labour last night unveiled plans to save £250 million by scrapping police commissioners and quadrupling the cost of gun licenses.

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Police innovation project for West Yorkshire

A 12-month project is underway, designed to bring innovation to policing across the county.

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Article cites the ESRC-funded Innovation and Investment in Policing at Leeds University

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Lack of support for parents who live in fear of their teenagers, study shows

Lack of support for parents who live in fear of their teenagers, study shows | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it
Police data reveals 1,892 London teenagers committed violence against their own parents between 2009 and 2010
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Avon and Somerset Police Federation: Why we need more bobbies

Police officers have launched a campaign over cuts that have seen more than 1,000 bobbies across the region "disappear" over the last five years. 

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Article cites findings from the ESRC-funded Institute for Fiscal Studies

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Could Crowd-Sourced Policing Turn Us Into Vigilantes?

Could Crowd-Sourced Policing Turn Us Into Vigilantes? | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

...does the murder mystery phenomenon reveal the presence of a secret army of “bedroom detectives” – willing volunteers who can help police agencies with their ever increasing task of maintaining order and enforcing the law

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The author of this article, Professor David S. Wall, from Durham University, receives funding from the ESRC.

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Police turn to universities for help with their enquiries

Police turn to universities for help with their enquiries | ESRC press coverage | Scoop.it

College of Policing pushes research agenda with grants for joint projects

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The ESRC is a major funding partner in the What Works Network, which aims to provide robust research evidence to guide decision-making on £200bn of public spending.  More information is available at our website including a video from the launch of the centres in March 2013. 

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