Policing and Academic Partnerships

Book chapter

Coxhead, J. 2023. Policing and Academic Partnerships. in: Martin, D. and Tong, S. (ed.) Introduction to Policing Research: Taking Lessons from Practice London, UK Routledge.
AuthorsCoxhead, J.
EditorsMartin, D. and Tong, S.

Taking a lived experience approach, this chapter outlines the benefits and challenges of police academic collaborative partnership. In particular, the merits of co-problematisation, co-production and industrial impact are explored and research itself is framed as a helical dynamic of praxis which drives improved workplace performance. The balance between known research priorities and anticipating criminal entrepreneunality is explored as an ongoing need for policing practitioners and academic / pracademic researchers. A more proactive, exploratory nature is advocated for the future of partnership collaborations, by moving beyond reactive problem solving and efficacy testing research, thereby influencing a greater culture of enterprise and futurism within policing.

Keywordspolicing; research; impact
Book titleIntroduction to Policing Research: Taking Lessons from Practice
Publication dates
Print05 Dec 2023
Online05 Dec 2023
Publication process dates
Deposited18 Jan 2024
Place of publicationLondon, UK
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)https://doi.org/10.4324/9781003276456-4
Web address (URL)https://www.routledge.com/9781032232522
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