Stop and Search: Queen’s University Belfast lecturer John Topping explores stop and search powers as the most prevalent form of adversarial contact between the public and the PSNI.

Research output: Other contribution

Original languageEnglish
TypeAgenda NI: Article on stop and search
Media of outputPolicy Magazine
Publication statusPublished - 08 Feb 2018


  • Police Service of Northern Ireland
  • Stop and search
  • police powers
  • police practice
  • policing


  • 2 Oral presentation
  • 2 Public lecture/debate/seminar
  • 1 Participation in conference

Summary / overview of Continuing a-PACE research for the PSNI

John Topping (Invited speaker)

08 Oct 2020

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Northern Ireland Policing Board Performance Committee

John Topping (Presenter)

11 Apr 2019

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation


Patten 20 Years On: Young People, Policing and Stop and Search

John Topping (Organiser)

04 Sep 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference


Press / Media

Stop and search powers 'used on thousands of NI children'

John Topping


1 item of Media coverage

Press/Media: Research

PSNI Stop and Search

John Topping


1 Media contribution

Press/Media: Expert Comment

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