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Citizen Interaction Technologies Yield Community Policing

Objective

Theories underlying community policing received new impetus with the recent advent of smartphones and social media and especially user-generated content (UGC) where citizens engage in closer interaction with their local community and law enforcement agency (LEA). The years 2010-2014 have seen a rapid upsurge of smartphone apps aimed at improving crime reporting and other forms of UGC and interaction associated with community policing. Yet these apps are characterised by a predominantly Anglo-Saxon approach with the largest number originating in the USA, a few in Canada, Australia and with the UK apparently the only major EU state where there has been some take-up of these technologies. CITYCoP sets out to find out why the EU appears to be lagging behind although Community Policing is nominally a policy which has been put into action in a number of EU countries. It then goes on to develop a solution including a new smartphone app and on-line portal which are capable of being deployed in any European city while still retaining “local flavour” and diversity. These ICT solutions will also be designed from scratch to be fully compliant with strict privacy and data protection laws. A training scheme, including use of serious games, will be developed to assist training of officers and citizens in use of the app and portal. CITYCoP will benefit from a multi-disciplinary approach that will include the sociology of community policing as well as cognitive science perspectives of the citizen’s interaction with community and LEAs through technology. The partners in CITYCoP build on long years of successful collaboration in EU projects dealing with UGC, smart surveillance and privacy (CONSENT, SMART, RESPECT) positioning CITYCoP solutions to achieve integration into smart city eco-systems. CITYCoP will pilot deployments of multi-lingual smartphone apps, portals and serious games training packages in Bucharest (Romania), Lisbon (Portugal), Florence (Italy), Sheffield (UK).

Call for proposal

H2020-FCT-2014-2015

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Sub call

H2020-FCT-2014

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RIJKSUNIVERSITEIT GRONINGEN
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€ 1 008 039,75
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Broerstraat 5
9712CP Groningen
Netherlands

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Noord-Nederland Groningen Overig Groningen
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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€ 0,25

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UNIVERSITA TA MALTA
Malta
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€ 318 031,25
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Tal Oroqq
2080 Msida

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Malta Malta Malta
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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€ 0,00
GOTTFRIED WILHELM LEIBNIZ UNIVERSITAET HANNOVER
Germany
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€ 257 020,00
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Welfengarten 1
30167 Hannover

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Niedersachsen Hannover Region Hannover
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Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
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€ 0,00
LABORATORIO DI SCIENZE DELLA CITTADINANZA
Italy
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€ 300 000,00
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Via Guido Reni 56
00195 Roma

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Centro (IT) Lazio Roma
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Research Organisations
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€ 0,00
HOPLITE SOFTWARE SL
Spain
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€ 410 750,00
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Plaza De San Marcos 3 Atico C
37002 Salamanca

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The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
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Castilla y León Salamanca
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€ 0,00
PRAVO I INTERNET FOUNDATION
Bulgaria
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€ 216 710,00
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54 Balgarska Morava Str Fl 7
1000 Sofia

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Югозападна и Южна централна България Югозападен София (столица)
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Research Organisations
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€ 0,00
FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FORDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG EV
Germany
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€ 275 937,50
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Hansastrasse 27c
80686 Munchen

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Bayern Oberbayern München, Kreisfreie Stadt
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UNIVERZITET U NOVOM SADU
Serbia
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€ 75 000,00
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Dr Zorana Dindica 1
21000 Novi Sad

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NUTCRACKER RESEARCH LIMITED
United Kingdom
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€ 260 625,00
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67 Kensington Road
UB5 6AW Northolt

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Yes
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London Outer London — West and North West Ealing
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€ 0,00
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
Italy
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€ 309 932,50
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Piazzale Aldo Moro 7
00185 Roma

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Centro (IT) Lazio Roma
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€ 0,00
SERVICIUL DE TELECOMUNICATII SPECIALE
Romania
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€ 183 125,00
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Splaiul Independentei 323 A Sector 6
060044 Bucuresti

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Macroregiunea Trei Bucureşti-Ilfov Bucureşti
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€ 0,00
ACADEMIA NATIONALA DE INFORMATII MIHAI VITEAZUL
Romania
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€ 123 256,25
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Soseaua Odaii 20
013601 Bucuresti

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Macroregiunea Trei Bucureşti-Ilfov Bucureşti
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€ 0,00
INSTITUTUL PENTRU TEHNOLOGII AVANSATE
Romania
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€ 156 375,00
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10 Dinu Vintila Street, 2th District
021102 Bucharest

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Macroregiunea Trei Bucureşti-Ilfov Bucureşti
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Other
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€ 0,00
MINERVA CONSULTING & COMMUNICATION

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Belgium
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€ 0,00
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Av. De Tervuren 32-34
1040 Brussels

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Yes
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Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/ Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
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NORGES TEKNISK-NATURVITENSKAPELIGE UNIVERSITET NTNU
Norway
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€ 317 370,00
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Hogskoleringen 1
7491 Trondheim

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THE POLICE AND CRIME COMMISSIONER FOR SOUTH YORKSHIRE
United Kingdom
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€ 25 000,00
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5 Carbrook Hall Road
S9 2EH Sheffield

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MINISTERIO DA ADMINISTRACAO INTERNA
Portugal
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€ 161 250,00
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Rua Capelo 11
1249-110 Lisboa

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COMUNE DI FIRENZE
Italy
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€ 161 250,00
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Piazza Signoria 1
50122 Firenze

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LUDWIG BOLTZMANN GESELLSCHAFT OSTERREICHISCHE VEREINIGUNG ZUR FORDERUNG DER WISSENSCHAFTLICHEN FORSCHUNG
Austria
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€ 131 043,75
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FEDERATION AUTONOME DE LA FONCTION PUBLIQUE TERRITORIALE ET DES ETABLISSEMENTS PUBLICS
France
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€ 165 000,00
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96 Rue Blanche
75009 Paris

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Inspectoratul General al Politiei Romane
Romania
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€ 87 500,00
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Sos Stefan Cel Mare 13-15
020123 Bucuresti

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NIEDERSACHSISCHES MINISTERIUM FUR INNERES UND SPORT
Germany
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€ 120 000,00
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Lavesallee 6
30169 Hannover

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YOURIS.COM
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€ 413 250,00
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Dreve Du Pressoir 38
1190 Brussels

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Yes
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Other
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AN GARDA SIOCHANA
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Garda Headquarters, Phoenix Park
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