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Macedonian Pilot Citizen/Stakeholder Meeting 5th – 6th September

On the 5th and 6th of September, 2017 the Macedonian research team held additional introductory meetings with citizen stakeholders and local authority figures who are helping in preparing for the start of the “Vevchani Carnival” scenario. It was a very productive set of meetings in which the foundation for the […]


Macedonian Pilot Planning Meeting- 5th September 2017

On 5th of September 2017 the Macedonian research team had its introductory meeting with the police officers of the Ohrid Police Department who are involved in the “Vevchani Carnival” scenario.  There was great interest exhibited by the law enforcement officials. The round of meetings will continue with the rest of […]


Partner in the Spotlight……..

PC Philip Hudson from the Digital Mobile Policing team within West Yorkshire Police, provided an overview of his role within the Digital Mobile Policing team and how Unity could assist UK Policing. 1, What is your current role within the Force I currently work on the force Digital Mobile Policing Team, my […]


Partner in the Spotlight….

Unity Partner and pilot host, Jarmo Houtsonen from the Police University College, Tampere, Finland provided an overview of the recent Unity Exercise Pilot and Consortium Meeting…. 1)      What was your involvement in the pilot? Being the owner of the Development Process at the Police University College my task is to […]


British Society of Criminology 2017 Annual Conference 4th- 7th July 2017

Unity partner and Senior Lecturer at the University of Dundee, Dr Megan O’Neill introduced the Unity project at the British Society of Criminology 2017 Annual Conference. The event was held at Sheffield Hallam University on 4th July – 7th July. Excited to be @SHULawCrim for the #BSCconf17. Will be presenting […]


National Police LGBT Conference June 2017

The West Yorkshire for Innovation team attended the National Police LGBT Conference which was held at the Leeds Civic Hall on 16th June 2017, to disseminate Unity. The event was attended by representatives from 40 police forces from across the UK. The event also included presentations from the Blast Project, which […]


Finland Consortium Meeting June 2017

The Unity Consortium were in Finland last week, from the 6th – 9th June, the purpose of the meeting was for our Finnish partners to debrief the consortium following their 3 week testing period. The consortium meeting was held in both Helsinki and Tampere to give all attending a better understanding […]


Tackling Cyber Crime & Improving Police Response Showcase

The Tackling Cyber Crime & Improving Police Response Showcase was held at Leeds Beckett University on the 26th May 2017. The conference was attended by members of the WyFi Team including Melissa Wild – Project Delivery Officer, who joined the event to disseminate the Unity Project. The conference involved a showcase of the […]


“Community Policing – A European Perspective Strategies, Best Practices and Guidelines“

The book “Community Policing – A European Perspective Strategies, Best Practices and Guidelines“  is in the process of being published by the Springer publishing house for July 2017. Please click the link for more information http://www.springer.com/in/book/9783319533957 Book editor Ruža Karlović provided an overview of the content;   The book editors (P. […]


The Police Institute for Scottish Policing Research Conference 2016

The Police Institute for Scottish Policing Research (SIPR) Conference was held at Edinburgh University on 10th November 2016. SIPR is a collaboration between Police Scotland and 13 Scottish Universities, established in 2007 to carry out independent research and to make evidence based contributions to policing policy and practice. Our partners from […]