Co-producing knowledge: the ’embedded cop’ experiment

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Embedding police officers in police research organisations has many benefits arising from mutual understanding and trust. Four police officers from the Queensland Police Service in Australia were sequentially seconded to CEPS (Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence in Policing and Security) between 2008-2013. The fourth, Jason Saunders, reflects on the process and outcomes, with a number of products which benefitted from the input of the 'embedded cop' listed.

Digital poster: Saunders, J. and Bronitt, S. (2013). The ’Embedded Cop’ experiment, digital poster #825, from the First Global Conference on Research Integration and Implementation in Canberra in Australia, online and at co-conferences in Germany, the Netherlands and Uruguay, 8-11 September, 2013. You can access this digital poster as a PowerPoint presentation or PDF: http://i2sconference.digitalposter.com.au/posters-list/825. This digital poster has three short embedded videos.

Video (21 minutes: relevant segment found at 8.40 minutes to 12:12 minutes): This digitial poster was included in a Tour of Digital Posters on Integration and Implementation in Policing and Security by Simon Bronitt available on the I2S Channel on You Tube. This was presented at the First Global Conference on Research Integration and Implementation held in Canberra in Australia, online and at three co-conferences (Lueneburg in Germany, The Hague in the Netherlands and Montevideo in Uruguay), 8-11 September 2013.

Posted: March 2015
Last modified: June 2015

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