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:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Post: Problem Solving and Crime Prevention Programme, South Yorkshire Police, Carbrook House, 5 Carbrook Hall Road, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S9 2EG
- Twitter: @PSCP_Programme
- Join our Knowledge Hub: Problem Solving and Crime Prevention Programme
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 email@example.com
“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
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.
You can view a copy of our external announcements, here:
- South Yorkshire Police leads National Problem Solving Programme after £6.35m Police Transformation Fund Award - Aug 18
- Partnership projects to be recognised in national awards relaunch - Sep 18
- Eight weeks to go until deadline for national Tilley Awards - Nov 18
- Acclaimed professor marks one-month deadline for Tilley Award entries - Dec 18
- Finalists of 2018/19 Tilley Awards announced - Feb 19
- Winner of Tilley Awards announced - Apr 19
- Durham Constabulary's Chief Constable awarded Lifetime Achievement Tilley Award - Apr 19
- Applications for Tilley Awards officially open - Jun 19
- Global recognition for Tilley Award finalists - Aug 19
- One month to go until Tilley Award deadline - Sep 19
- One week to go until Tilley Award deadline - Oct 19
- South Yorkshire and Humberside Police first to go live with CONNECT Partner problem solving system - Nov 19
- PSDR programme supports College of Policing's annual CPD event - Nov 19
- Benefits reaped on one month milestone of CONNECT Partner go live - Dec 19
- Finalists of 2019/20 Tilley Awards announced - Jan 20
- PSDR programme launch Problem Solving user guides - March 20
- 2019/20 Tilley Award winner announced - March 20
- National Problem Solving Programme secures funding to continue - May 2020
- Tilley Awards open for applications - June 20
- REPORT: Problem-Oriented policing found to be effective in reducing crime and disorder - June 20
- One month to go until Tilley Award deadline - Sept 20
- Cost-Benefit Model for crime prevention published for national use - Sept 20
- Tilley Award submission deadline nears - Oct 20
- Launch of mental health street triage guide - Dec 20
- 2020/21 Tilley Award category winners announced - Jan 21
- 2022 Tilley Awards open for applications - Jan 22
- Eight weeks until the deadline for the National Tilley Awards - March 22
- Bookings open for National Problem Solving Conference - March 22
- One month countdown to the Tilley Award deadline - April 22
- Tilley Award shortlist category finalists announced- July 22
- Amendment to Tilley Award shortlist category finalists- July 22
- Tilley Award category winners announced- September 22