Information Sharing between the Police and their Community Partners

01/09/2008 - 30/10/2011

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This is a three year PhD award from the SIPR (Scottish Institute for Policing Research) and focuses on creating new models for information sharing between the police and their community partners.
Information Sharing between the Police and their Community Partners is a Research - Other Sources project funded by SIPR. Carried out in collaboration with and others. For further information please refer to .
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  • Scottish Institute for Policing Research (SIPR)
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  • Cyber-Security
    Electronic information now plays a vital role in almost every aspect of our daily lives. So the need for a secure and trustworthy online infrastructure is more important than ever. without it, not only the growth of the internet but our personal interactions and the economy itself could be at risk.
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Project Team

William Buchanan
Director of CDCS
+44 131 455 2759
Omair Uthmani
+44 131 455
Alistair Lawson
Associate Professor (Reader)
+44 131 455 2730

Associated Publications

Buchanan, W., Fan, L., Uthmani, O., SCHAFER, B. (2013). Interagency Data exchange, Privacy protection and Governance Architecture for Information Sharing across Domains. Artificial Intelligence and Law, , (), .

Scott, R., Uthmani, O., Buchanan, W., Lawson, A. (2011, June). Intelligence Information Sharing between the Police and their Community Partners. Paper presented at Symposium on Security and Cybercrime, Edinburgh Napier University.

Uthmani, O., Buchanan, W., Lawson, A., Scott, R., SCHAFER, B., Fan, L. (2011). Crime Risk Evaluation within Information Sharing between the Police and Community Partners. Information & Communications Technology Law, 20, (2), 57 - 81.

Uthmani, O., Buchanan, W., Lawson, A. (2011, August). Risk Analysis for Criminal Context in Information Sharing Policies. Paper presented at SCONE, Glasgow.

Buchanan, W., Fan, L., Lawson, A., SCHAFER, B., Thuemmler, C., Uthmani, O. (2010, ). Interagency data exchange protocols as computational data protection law. Paper presented at Legal Knowledge and Information Systems, .

Buchanan, W., Uthmani, O. (2010, February). Novel Information Sharing Architecture between the Police and their Community Partners. Paper presented at Scottish Networking Event 2010, Napier University, Edinburgh.

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