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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

2011-09-21 20:59

COMPOSITE Consortium Meeting in Barcelona on September 21-23rd 2011

Representatives from each of the 10 COMPOSITE countries met in Barcelona, Spain for a consortium meeting in September 2011. This meeting provided an ideal forum for looking back at the experiences and insights from the first year and looking forward to the opportunities and challenges of Year 2.

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2011-06-23 20:27

An Insight into Policing Activities in Heerlen

Members of the RSM, Utrecht University, and Fraunhofer FIT COMPOSITE teams were given a fascinating insight into Heerlen policing, in a packed day of events arranged by our Heerlen policing colleagues.

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2011-06-15 09:30

Workshop on Social Media as Tools for Police Communication

On June 15, COMPOSITE invited police officers and researchers to the first workshop on ‘Social Media as Tools for  Police Communication’ to Birlinghoven Castle in the German town of Sankt Augustin. The workshop was part of COMPOSITE’s activities in the Work Package ‘technology adaptation’ and followed the publication of the ICT Trend Report in European Policing that pointed towards the rising relevance of social media for police work.

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2011-05-27 09:30

COMPOSITE Workshop in Utrecht: comparing first results

On the 27th of May, the University of the beautiful city of Utrecht hosted Composite’s second workshop this year. Representatives from all ten country teams gathered to discuss the research project so far. In the focus of the highly interactive one-day workshop stood the first interview phase and the country reports of Work Package 1.

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2011-04-04 09:30

ICT Trends

ICT Trends in European Policing – first COMPOSITE report

COMPOSITE researchers have published a first major report from their work. It analyses major ICT trends in European police forces.

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2010-12-01 08:15

New Organizational Psychology Journal

Organizational Psychology Review – First issue due February 2011

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2010-09-24 08:15

Large EU grant for a comparative study of organisational change in police

Organisational change is still more art than science, argues Gabriele Jacobs. To address this lacuna, the European Union has awarded her a 6.6 million euro grant for her Comparative Police Studies in the EU (COMPOSITE) project. Studying organisational change in police forces in ten different countries, she and her colleagues will develop an integrative theory of organisational change.

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