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2014-07-07 12:27

COMPOSITE conference "Good Leaderships in Times of Change – Empirical Findings and Suggestions for Police Leaders" by Kate Horton

COMPOSITE's final conference on "Good Leaderships in Times of Change – Empirical Findings and Suggestions for Police Leaders" on 12 and 13 June 2014 in Rotterdam (the Netherlands)

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2014-07-03 13:45

"Police is regain control by using twitter and Co."

COMPOSITE researcher were interviewed about their research on "police & social media".

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News and Events

2012-02-24 13:50

COMPOSITE promotion in the 2012 Parliamentary Committee Guide

COMPOSITE is promoted in 2012 Committee Guide of the Parliament Magazine.

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2012-02-16 14:35

Belgian COMPOSITE-team presented Belgian COMPOSITE case-study

On February 16th, 2012 the Belgian COMPOSITE-team presented and discussed the Belgian case-study based on WP2.

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2012-02-08 13:58

1st meeting of an exploitation working group in March

On March 16th, 2012 a COMPOSITE exploitation working group meet in Paris.

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2012-02-08 13:52

COMPOSITE presentation at the 15th European Police Congress in February

On February 14th, 2012 COMPOSITE was represented within a workshop-panel at the 15th European Police Congress in Berlin.

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2011-12-16 14:21

1st European Workshop on Integrating Police IT Systems in January

On January 24th, 2012 the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de la Police will host the first European workshop on integrating police IT systems in Lyon, France.

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2011-12-16 13:31

1st European Workshop on Mobile IT in Law Enforcement in January

On January 11, 2012 the first European workshop on mobile IT in law enforcement will take place at the Politieacademie Warnsveld.

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2011-12-15 14:10

Cross-European Approaches to Social Media as a Tool for Police Communication

Based on interviews and a series of four focus group discussions, the authors outline systematic differences in the approaches currently adopted by European police forces in their use of social media as communication tools.

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2011-11-08 09:30

2nd European Workshop on Social Media as a Tool for Police Communication

How to interact with the Public? Communication with the public via Social Media is a topic with increasing relevance for police forces. Adapting the new systems, however, poses a number of questions. What messages should police forces publish? How formal or informal should police forces communicate on social media? How do you deal with feedback from the public?

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2011-11-07 17:46

Looking at the achievements and planning future steps

The members of the Strategic Advisory Board of COMPOSITE met for their first official meeting to hear and discuss the results of the first year’s research of COMPOSITE. The meeting was organized by project coordinator Dr. Gabriele Jacobs and her team of the Erasmus University Rotterdam.

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2011-11-02 09:30

Comprehensive Overview of Policing Opportunities and Threats in European Police Forces

After one year of exhaustive empirical research in ten European countries, Arjan van den Born, the leader of Work Package 1 and researcher at Utrecht University, presented the main results of this research in a brochure that can be downloaded from the Composite website. Research teams in ten European countries (Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Macedonia, Romania, Spain and the UK) did a grand total of 470 interviews across all hierarchical levels and collected data to map the major environmental trends for police forces in these ten countries.

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