27 Nov 2020

Where next for policing and technology?

How the police service can use the current appetite for radical change to improve the performance of its mission

Nathalie Lester, Business Development Manager for Policing at Leidos Innovations UK has shared the following white paper with techUK, published by Sir Craig Mackey. The paper suggests practical guidance on 'what to do now and how to do it’, in a world that has been altered beyond recognition this year as a result of the Covid pandemic.

In a year of significant change, techUK are delighted to share the following paper which looks ahead at what technological changes or considerations are needed to support police. The paper explores some of those solutions already implemented, the importance of good governance and collaboration as well as some of those ethical and legal challenges.

Sir Craig Mackey explores how the police service can use the current appetite for radical change to improve the performance of its mission. He highlights the importance of police working in partnership with industries both within the public and private sector to explore data sharing and emerging transformative technologies, particularly artificial intelligence and machine learning. To read the report in full, please click here

techUK’s Justice & Emergency Services Programme works with members and stakeholders across policing to explore the role technology can play in supporting the delivery of critical public safety services. To learn more, please reach out to Georgie, Programme Manager, Justice & Emergency Services.

Georgina Henley

Georgina Henley

Programme Manager, Justice and Emergency Services, techUK

Georgie joined techUK as the Justice and Emergency Services Programme Manager in March 2020.

Georgie is dedicated to representing suppliers by creating a voice for those who are selling into blue lights and the justice system, but also by helping them in navigating this market. Georgie is committed to creating a platform for collaboration, from engaging with industry and stakeholders to understand the latest innovations, to the role tech can play in responding to a range of issues our justice and emergency services are facing 

Prior to joining techUK, Georgie managed a Business Crime Reduction Partnership (BCRP) in Westminster. She worked closely with the Metropolitan Police and London borough councils to prevent and reduce the impact of crime on the business community. Her work ranged from the impact of low-level street crime and anti-social behaviour on the borough, to critical incidents and violent crime.

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