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'I Feel Trapped': The Role Of The Cell In The Embodied And Everyday Practices Of Police Custody

Book Chapter
Wooff, A. (2020)
'I Feel Trapped': The Role Of The Cell In The Embodied And Everyday Practices Of Police Custody. In V. Knight, & J. Turner (Eds.), The Prison Cell: Embodied and Everyday Spaces of Incarceration (95-118). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-39911-5
This chapter explores the police custody cell from the perspective of policing staff. Legally it is the cornerstone of the criminal investigation process, being the place wher...

Co-creation of five key research priorities across Law Enforcement and Public Health: A methodological example

Journal Article
Murray, J., Heyman, I., Dougall, N., Wooff, A., Aston, E., & Enang, I. (in press)
Co-creation of five key research priorities across Law Enforcement and Public Health: A methodological example. Journal of Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing, https://doi.org/10.1111/jpm.12664
Introduction Law enforcement professions now assume more responsibility for tackling mental health issues alongside public health colleagues than ever before. The term ‘vulner...

The special constable in Scotland: understanding the motivations, expectations and the role of the special constabulary within Police Scotland

Report
Wooff, A., Dickson, G., & Buchan, J. (2020)
The special constable in Scotland: understanding the motivations, expectations and the role of the special constabulary within Police Scotland. Scottish Institute for Policing Research (SIPR
This project sought to examine the nature of the Special Constabulary as a volunteering resource in Scotland, considering the way(s) that the motivations, expectations and man...

Pain in police detention: A critical point in the 'penal painscape'?

Journal Article
Skinns, L., & Wooff, A. (in press)
Pain in police detention: A critical point in the 'penal painscape'?. Policing and Society, https://doi.org/10.1080/10439463.2019.1706506
In this paper, we analyse pain in police detention and the extent to which Sykes’ pains of imprisonment framework usefully informs this. This analysis is based on extensive in...

Co-creation of value: Understanding the assessment of vulnerability across Law Enforcement and Public Health

Report
Murray, J., Heyman, I., Wooff, A., Dougall, N., Aston, L., & Enang, I. (2019)
Co-creation of value: Understanding the assessment of vulnerability across Law Enforcement and Public Health. Scottish Institute for Policing Research
As police contact has and continues to increase with people who are considered vulnerable, it is essential to establish a better understanding of what it means for a person to...

Defining and Assessing vulnerability within law enforcement and public health organisations: A scoping review.

Journal Article
Enang, I., Murray, J., Dougall, N., Wooff, A., Heyman, I., & Aston, E. (2019)
Defining and Assessing vulnerability within law enforcement and public health organisations: A scoping review. Health and Justice, 7(2), https://doi.org/10.1186/s40352-019-0083-z
Historically, police departments focused solely on criminal justice issues. Recently, there has been a dynamic shift in focus, with Law Enforcement professional groups assumin...

Defining and Assessing Vulnerability: Perspectives across Law Enforcement and Public Health (LEPH)

Presentation / Conference
Murray, J., Enang, I., Dougall, N., Wooff, A., Aston, E., & Heyman, I. (2019, January)
Defining and Assessing Vulnerability: Perspectives across Law Enforcement and Public Health (LEPH). Paper presented at 4th PUBSIC (Innovation in Public Services and Public Policy) Conference
Law enforcement has traditionally been considered to focus mainly on criminal justice issues. However, over the past decade, there has been a dynamic shift in focus, with law ...

Law enforcement and public health: setting the research agenda for Scotland .

Report
Murray, J., Heyman, I., Wooff, A., Dougall, N., Aston, L., & Enang, I. (2017)
Law enforcement and public health: setting the research agenda for Scotland . Scottish Institute for Policing Research
Police Scotland’s contact with people with vulnerability and health problems has been increasing year-on-year, with significant costs and unknown outcomes associated. This is ...

Treading the front-line: Tartanisation and Police Academic Partnerships

Journal Article
Martin, D., & Wooff, A. (2018)
Treading the front-line: Tartanisation and Police Academic Partnerships. Policing, https://doi.org/10.1093/police/pay065
Recognized as an International Leader in the development of Police Academic Collaborations, the Scottish Institute of Police Research has had a key role in contributing to evi...

The role of emotion, space and place in police custody in England: Towards a geography of police custody

Journal Article
Wooff, A., & Skinns, L. (2017)
The role of emotion, space and place in police custody in England: Towards a geography of police custody. Punishment and Society, https://doi.org/10.1177/1462474517722176
Police custody is a complex environment, where police officers, detainees and other staff interact in a number of different emotional, spatial and transformative ways. Utilisi...
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