Problem Solving and Crime Prevention Programme

Date published: 14 January 2022 08:52

About the programme

South Yorkshire Police continues to deliver the Problem Solving Programme at a national level, to build on its work to reduce demand by embedding a structured problem solving ethos and capability.

Our programme, which is now referred to as the Problem Solving and Crime Prevention programme, aims to achieve eleven key deliverables to assist in reducing demand and preventing crime.

To find out more about what the Problem Solving and Demand Reduction Programme (2017-2020) delivered, view the Programme’s ‘So What’ booklet below.

All materials produced throughout the lifetime of the Programme are also available to view on the Programme’s Knowledge Hub, here.

For more information on the programme, get in touch using the details below.

Get in touch

You can contact the Problem Solving and Demand Reduction Programme team by:

Problem Solving and Demand Reduction 'So What' booklet

How we use your data

South Yorkshire Police continues to deliver the Problem Solving and Demand Reduction Programme, post the date to which it was originally funded. All data previously processed by the programme, now called the Problem Solving and Crime Prevention Programme, will therefore continue to be held and used in accordance with the programme’s Privacy Notice. If you wish for your data to no longer be retained by the programme, please contact problem_solving_project@southyorks.pnn.police.uk

Our vision

“Creating opportunities to reduce demand for police and partners by embedding a structured problem solving ethos and capability”

National Problem Solving Conference

The programme facilitates the National Problem Solving Conference annually.

This year's conference will take place between 17-19 October 2022. Bookings for this will be open in due course.

Post-event information from previous years' conferences, podcasts of the workshops and the PowerPoint slides used by keynote speakers can be found on our Knowledge Hub.

The Tilley Awards

Applications to the 2022 Tilley Awards are now open.

The categories for the awards are as follows:

- Business Support and Volunteers

- Police Now and Student Officers

- Partners

- Investigations

- Neighbourhoods

For application forms and guidance materials, please visit the Problem Solving and Crime Prevention Knowledge Hub page

Applications close on 9 May 2022.

All of the applications to previous years' Tilley Awards, including that of last year's winner - West Yorkshire Police, Leeds Street Support - are available to view and download from our Knowledge Hub page.

Media

You can view a copy of our external announcements, here: