9th International Conference on Evidence-Based Policing

11 - 13 July 2016

Faculty of Law on Sidgick Site, Cambridge CB3 9DZ

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THEME: "TARGETING, TESTING AND TRACKING POLICE RESOURCES"

Featuring Strong New Evidence On

  • Predicting Domestic Homicides by Offenders
  • Increasing Burglary Arrest Rates
  • Targeting Sex Offenders with Cambridge Crime Harm Index
  • Protecting Police Recruits Against Developing a "Jobsworth" Outlook
  • Preventing Domestic Violence Recidivism By First Offenders: Project CARA
  • Targeting "Recruiters" of First Offenders Into Crime
  • Cost-effectiveness of Police Community Support Officers in Hot Spot Patrols
  • Minimal Impact of Police Community Support Officers in High Schools
  • Targeting Hot Spots: Experience vs. Evidence
  • Short vs. Long Patrols in Hot Spots: More Support for the Koper Curve
  • Effects of Body-Worn Video Cameras on Victim Satisfaction and Use of Force
  • Computerized Risk Assessment of Arrestees in Durham Police Custody Suites

To Register for the conference, please go to: http://onlinesales.admin.cam.ac.uk/browse/extra_info.asp?compid=1&modid=2&deptid=310&catid=1178&prodid=1589

Charges:

  • 11th July - Keynote Speech : No charge
  • 11th July - Conference Dinner at Queens' College: £70 per head
  • 12th July - Conference only: £90 per day (£30 for SEBP members)
  • 13th July - Conference only: £90 per day (£30 for SEBP members)
  • 14th July - Cybercrime Conference: £90 per day (£30 for SEBP members)

For: Registration or main conference queries please contact Lucinda Bowditch on 012233 335373

For queries relating to Cybercrime events, please contact Alice Hutchings on 01223 763660


Speakers Include:

Chief Constable Sara Thornton, Chair, National Police Chiefs' Council

Chief Constable Alex Marshall, CEO, College of Policing

President Steve White, Police Federation of England and Wales

President Gavin Thomas, Police Superintendents' Association of England and Wales

Deputy Commissioner Stephen Brown, Western Australia Police

Professor David Farrington, FBA, University of Cambridge

Program

MONDAY 11th JULY : (Room LG19, Faculty of Law)

4.30 pm: Welcome and Introductions

Professor Lawrence Sherman, Director, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge

4.45 Keynote Address:

"British Chief Constables and Evidence Based Policing: reform, leadership culture and politics"

Chief Constable Sara Thornton, National Police Chiefs' Council, UK

5:15 Promoting Evidence of What Works: Chief Constable Alex Marshall, College of Policing

5.30 Evidence-Based Policing in Practice: What Do Constables Need? Steven White, President, Police Federation of England & Wales

5.45 Police Superintendents and Evidence-Based Leadership: Gavin Thomas, President, Police Superintendents Association of England and Wales

6:00 Progress Towards an Agency Tipping Point: Deputy Commissioner Steve Brown, Western Australia Police

6:15 Commentary: Higher Education, Evidence and Professions: Professor Dame Shirley Pearce, Chair, College of Policing

6:30 Close

7:00 Drinks Reception at Queens' College (Reserved guests only)

7:30 Conference Dinner, Queens' College (Reserved guests only)

TUESDAY 12th JULY: All sessions in Faculty of Law Lecture Room LG19

9:00 am: Preventing Domestic Violence Recidivism: Project CARA

Chair: Dr Heather Strang, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge

Chantal Hughes, Hampton Trust

Antony Rowlinson, Hampshire Police

Scott Chilton, T/ACC Hampshire & Thames Valley Police; Chair, SEBP

10:00 am: Presentation of the Sir Robert Peel Medal for Outstanding Leadership in Evidence-Based Policing (video)

Chair: Sir Denis O'Connor

10:10 am: Increasing Burglary Arrests With Offender Profiling

Chair: Professor Lawrence Sherman, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge

Speaker: Professor David P. Farrington FBA, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge

10:30-11:00 Coffee Break

11:00 am: The Cambridge Crime Harm Index: A Cost-Effectiveness Standard

Chair: T/ACC Scott Chilton, Hampshire & Thames Valley Police; Chair, SEBP

Speaker: Professor Lawrence Sherman, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge

Discussants: Sir Denis O'Connor, Peter Neyroud, Scott Chilton

11:45 am: Targeting Sex Crimes

Chair: Chief Constable (Retired) Peter Neyroud, University of Cambridge

Rank Ordering Harm By Registered Sex Offenders

Ralph Jackman, Norfolk Police UK

Mapping Child Sexual Exploitation,

Christian Bunt, Thames Valley Police UK

Careers & Networks in Sex Crimes Against Children

Marc Tarbit, Thames Valley Police UK

12:30 pm: Lunch and Poster Session

1:30 pm: New Findings in Hot Spots Policing

Chair: Chief Constable (Ret) John D. Parkinson, University of Cambridge

Cost-Effectiveness of PCSOs in Hot Spots Patrol: A Crime Harm Index RCT

Dr. Barak Ariel, University of Cambridge and Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Optimal Length of Hot Spot Patrol Visits: An RCT of 5 vs. 15 Minutes

Simon Williams, Western Australia Police

Increasing Patrols in Market Town Centres.

Andrew Cox, Northamptonshire Police

Lessons from a Hotspots Patrol Experiment in Medellin, Colombia

Dr. Daniel Ortega, CAF Latin American Development Bank

3: PM Break

3.15 pm: Testing Police Body-Cams,

Chair: Chief Constable Crispian Strachan (ret), University of Cambridge

Does BWV Affect Police Use of Force in a UK Context? Sir Richard Mayne Lecture 2016(a) (video)

Darren Henstock, Transitioning Officer to WA Police

Does BWV Affect Victim Satisfaction?

Simon Megicks, T/ACC Constable, Hertfordshire Constabulary

Effects of Police BWV in 15 RCTs

Dr. Barak Ariel, Cambridge University & Hebrew University

4:00 pm Targeting High Risk Offenders

Chair: Professor Emeritus Jerzy Sarnecki, University of Stockholm

Computerized Risk Assessment of Arrestees in Durham Police Custody Suites

Dr. Geoffrey Barnes, University of Cambridge

Targeting Auto Plate Alerts With A Crime Harm Index,

Baljeet Sidhu, West Midlands Police

Targeting Criminal Recruiters in London

Ben Linton, Metropolitan Police

4:30 pm: Promoting Evidence-Based Policing: Monthly Forums for Each Constabulary?

Chair: Alex Murray, West Midlands Police; Vice-Chair, SEBP

Andrew Cox, Northamptonshire Police

David Boyle, Bedfordshire Police

Roger Pegram, Greater Manchester Police

Jamie Hobday, West Midlands Police

5:30-6:30 pm: Drinks Reception (Faculty of Law)

WEDNESDAY, 13TH JULY, 2016 All sessions in Faculty of Law Lecture Room LG19

9:00 am: RCT Testing of Recruit Training

Chair: Professor Lawrence Sherman, University of Cambridge

Sample Video: 100 Milestones in Evidence-Based Policing, Chapter 5: The Three Ts

Training Recruits in Evidence-Based Policing: An RCT Protocol.

Vena Butler, Trinidad & Tobago Police

Values Education as a Vaccine Against "Jobsworth" Police Culture?

Deborah Platz, Queensland Police

9:45 am: Understanding and Doing RCTs

Chair: Dr. Barak Ariel, Cambridge University and Hebrew University

"What works... Sometimes, for Some People, But Sometimes Not?"

Professor Wesley Skogan, Northwestern University

"122 RCTs in Policing: Explaining and Improving Treatment Integrity."

Peter Neyroud, Cambridge University

10:30 am: Coffee Break

11:00 am: Targeting Domestic Homicide & Serious Injury: Predict & Prevent

Chair: Dr. Heather Strang, Director, Police Executive Programme, University of Cambridge

Predicting Domestic Murders & Attempts in Dorset

Rob Chalkley, Inspector, Dorset Police UK

Predicting 4-year Domestic Harm Escalation in Australia

Assistant Commissioner Jeanette Kerr, Northern Territory Police, Australia

Patterns of Domestic Homicide in Western Australia

Matthew Bland, Suffolk Constabulary

Tracking Domestic Abuse Trends After Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Conferences (MARACs)

Andrew Whinney, Evaluation Manager for Norfolk and Suffolk Constabularies

Discussion with audience questions

12:00 noon: Police Responses to High-Volume Crimes

Chair: Chief Constable (Retired) Peter Neyroud, University of Cambridge

Recent Tests of Focused Policing in Sweden

Dr. Erik Wennerstrom, Director, National Crime Prevention Council, Sweden

Focusing Police With Algorithms in Durham

Dr. Geoffrey Barnes, Cambridge University

Diverting Low Harm Offenders to Navigators of Support

Gillian Routledge, Durham Constabulary

1:00 Lunch and Poster Session

1:45 pm: Targeting Police Resources on Harm

Chair: Sir Denis O'Connor

Targeting Risk for 5,000 Missing Persons in Thames Valley

Quoc Vo, Thames Valley Police

Targeting Football Crime and Disorder on a Rail Network

Paul Garrett, Chief Inspector, British Transport Police

Targeting Hot Spots of Bicyclist Deaths in London

Tom Hunn-Smith, Metropolitan Police

Targeting Crime and Harm Across Police Areas

Philip Etheridge, South Yorkshire Police

Targeting Factors Predicting Homicide Clearances in Trinidad

Andre Norton, Trinidad & Tobago Police Service

3:00 Break

3:15 Targeting Hot Spots of Crime

Chair: Professor Lawrence Sherman, University of Cambridge

Hot Spots and Harm Spots in A Swedish City

May Britt Rinaldo, Superintendent, Polisen Sweden, Gothenberg

Intuitive Vs. Evidence-Based Targeting of Hot Spots in Northern Ireland: The 2016 Sir Richard Mayne Award Lecture (a)

Ellie Macbeth, Police Service of Northern Ireland

4.00 Societies of Evidence-Based Policing: The Global Agenda

Chair: Alex Murray, West Midlands Police

Panel: Laura Huey, Canadian Society of Evidence-Based Policing

Renee Mitchell, American Society of Evidence-Based Policing

Steve Brown, Australian-New Zealand Society of Evidence-Based Policing

4:30 Awards Ceremony: Cambridge Police Executive Programme 2015

Chair: Dr. Heather Strang, Director, Cambridge Police Executive Programme

Valedictory Speaker: Sir Denis O'Connor

Sir Richard Mayne Award for outstanding academic achievement on the

M.St. in Applied Criminology and Police Management: Darren Henstock & Ellie Macbeth

Course Distinctions: Vena Butler, Rob Chalkley, Philip Etheridge, Darren Henstock, Ralph Jackman, Ben Linton, Ellie Macbeth, Chris Scott, Andrew Whinney, Simon Williams

Thesis Distinctions: Vena Butler, Rob Chalkley, Philip Etheridge, Keron Ganpat, Darren Henstock, Ralph Jackman, Ben Linton, Ellie Macbeth, Deborah Platz, Gillian Routledge, Tony Rowlinson, Chris Scott, Quoc Vo, Andrew Whinney, Simon Williams

Postgraduate Diploma Awards: CC Gareth Wilson (In Absentia)

Victor Lissack Award: Lee Barnham

5:00: Closing Remarks: Prof. Lawrence Sherman

For Cambridge Alumni and students (by reservation only)

6:00: Reception for Cambridge Police Executive Programme (Clare College)

7:00: Cambridge Police Executive Programme Dinner (Clare College)

Please note that this is the provisional program and changes are always possible


Presentations