Building trust in digital policing: A scoping review of community policing apps

Perceptions of police trustworthiness are linked to citizens’ willingness to cooperate with police. Trust can be fostered by introducing accountability mechanisms, or by increasing a shared police/citizen identity, both which can be achieved digitally. Digital mechanisms can also be designed to safeguard, engage, reassure, inform, and empower diverse communities. We systematically scoped 240 existing online

Finding & Evaluating Community Policing Apps in Asia

The increasingly-adopted mobile devices create new opportunities for the police to engage with citizens atanywhere and anytime. However, there has been limited academic work evaluating these technologies. Thispaper reports an auto-ethnographic evaluation study of Android community policing (CP) applications (Apps)used in Asia. Without guidance, our study indicates that finding appropriate Asian CP Apps is challenging.This

Towards Citizen Forensics: Improving Citizen-Police Collaboration

Pervasive digital technologies are increasingly used to record different aspects of citizens’ lives, fromactivity and location tracking, to social interactions and video recordings of life experiences. However,effective use of these technologies to strengthen collaborations between citizens and police requires afresh examination of the creation and use of evidence. We extend the concept of Citizen Forensics

Designing Technologies for Community Policing

Community policing faces a combination of new challenges and opportunities due to both citizens and policeadopting new digital technologies. However, there is limited scholarly work providing evidence for howtechnologies assist citizens’ interactions with the police. This paper reports preliminary findings frominterviews with 13 participants, both citizens and police officers, in England. We recognize four key

Rethinking the Bystander Effect in Violence Reduction Training Programs

Many violence prevention programs include a focus on the role of bystanders and third parties in violenceprevention training. Central to this work has been the classic social psychological research on the“bystander effect”. However, recent research on bystander behavior shows that the bystander effect does nothold in violent or dangerous emergencies. Meta‐analyses of the literature show