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.

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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.

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research & knowledge exchange

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

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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.

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our staff

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

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latest news

Top news stories and updates from the Canterbury Centre for Policing Research.

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phd profiles

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

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