Public Safety

2 March 2017

Prison is the only thing that stops the persistent and the dangerous

Burglars, perhaps more than any other group, demonstrate that prison is the only thing that will stop the persistent and dangerous in their tracks. We consider the case […]
24 February 2017

Safety for All: The Battle of Watertown with Sgt Jeff Pugliese

Our inaugural Safety for All podcast features Sgt Jeff Pugliese, of the Watertown Police Department, reflecting on the ‘Battle of Watertown’ that followed the Boston Marathon […]
25 January 2017

The George Medal: Fitting recognition for a courageous firearms officer

The point is regularly made that British policing relies upon officers being “unarmed” and “policing by consent”. The events of one Friday night in north London yet […]
26 October 2016

Leadership and policing in the age of the viral video

A week after IACP 2016 in San Diego, our Founding Director, Rory Geoghegan, reflects on some key ideas that emerged from four days of discussions and […]
12 October 2016

Real-world risk: Are policing leaders failing to take cybersecurity seriously?

Policing, at times, is all about risk. As the police service embarks upon a journey of digital transformation, it must not be blind to the real-world risks […]
8 October 2016

IACP 2016 in San Diego: The last 12 months and key themes

With IACP 2016 less than a week away, we reflect on some of the last 12 months and some of the key themes running through this year’s […]
21 September 2016

Dachau: the terror of a society that fails to ensure public safety for all

The Dachau Concentration Camp Memorial Site, just 10 miles from the centre of Munich, stands, like the Holocaust, as a sobering and terrifying reminder of the […]