Canterbury Centre for Policing Research

The Canterbury Centre for Policing Research (CCPR) conducts high quality applied research that aims to involve and advise policing professionals.


about us

We are a committed team of experienced staff dedicated to supporting policing. Staff have a breadth of experience and expertise across a number of specialist areas.

Learn more about the Centre and our goals

study with us

There are opportunities to study an MSc by Research in policing or MPhil/PhD level in Criminal Justice within our research centre.

More about our courses


CCPR Annual Conference 

Problems and Solutions in UK Policing, 17-18 January 2024, Canterbury campus.  

Booking now open



Our publications include articles, chapters, reports and books from research findings to professional texts.

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Our Centre hosts a range of regular events aimed at both academics and practitioners.

Find our upcoming and past events


our staff

The expertise within Canterbury Centre for Police Research includes public order policing, cyber-crime, terrorism, trafficking and serious crime.

View our staff

Visiting Fellows' profiles

Advisory Board


phd profiles

We are home to a growing community of PhD researchers exploring policing related topics.

View our current PhD students

Previous Projects

Among our previous projects, we have undertaken a study into effective 24/7 points of contact (PoC) for international cooperation of cybercrime and electronic evidence.

Read more about our effective 24/7 PoC project


research & knowledge exchange

The Centre takes a multi-disciplinary and mixed methods approach to research.

Learn more about our research


We are an Associate Member of the European Cybercrime Training and Education (ECTEG) group convened and hosted by Europol. Robin Bryant is also a Special Advisor to the Board of ECTEG.

Visit the ECTEG website

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