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Trauma Resilience in UK Policing


Mary Elliott-Davies is a Research Practitioner at the Police Federation of England and Wales' Head Quarters in Leatherhead, Surrey. She has a BSc in Psychology from the University of Sussex and was awarded a MSc in Forensic Psychology at the University of Surrey in 2013. She has presented at several conferences on a wide range of policing specific topics as well as being a named author on several published articles. Although Mary is interested in a wide range of investigative and occupational psychology, she is particularly interested in wellbeing within the police service, operational decision making and cognition. Currently, she is collaborating with other academics on several research projects as part of her role at the Police Federation of England and Wales, as well as beginning a part-time PhD at Royal Holloway exploring single-crewing, stress and decision making.

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Early Career Award Winner

15 October 2019

Dr Jess Miller won the University of Cambridge Vice-Chancellor’s Research Impact and Engagement Award for her work on police mental health.

Dr Jess Miller in Channel 4 Dispatches: how do police officers cope with repeated assaults?

1 July 2019

Our lead researcher, Dr Jess Miller, was interviewed by former policeman Dan Clark-Neal for Channel 4 Dispatches .

Policing: The Job & The Life Survey hits the headlines

9 May 2019

Initial findings from the survey (funded by Police Care UK) hit headline news on 9th May across the UK.