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Co-Sponsored by:

  • Police Executive Programme, Institute of Criminology, Cambridge University
  • Society of Evidence-Based Policing
  • Cambridge Centre for Evidence-Based Policing Ltd.

This year's conference is taking place online and key speakers and talks are listed below.


  • You can register for any number of days you interested in attending.
  • Registration is done via the link at the bottom of the page, and is free.
  • Please note: you will need to register for each day you wish to attend, as there will be different Zoom registration codes for each day.



(Check back for updates on speakers and timings)

Day 1 : Monday 12 July 2021

[17:00 - 19:00]

• Chief Constable Martin Hewitt QPM (Chair, National Police Chiefs’ Council)

• Dame Sara Thornton DBE QPM (Independent Anti-Slavery Commissioner)

• Chief Constable Simon Cole (Sir Robert Peel Medalist)

Day 2: Tuesday 13 July 2021

[9:00 - 17:00]

Racial Equity in Stop & Search: The Risk-Adjusted Disparity (RAD) Index. The Dorset Stop & Search Project: Using the Risk-Adjusted Disparity Index

  •  Chief Constable James Vaughan (Dorset Police)
  •  Professor Lawrence Sherman: RAD Index and an RCT for Stop & Search

Reducing Serious Violence: The Government’s Strategy

  • Rt. Hon. Kit Malthouse (Minister for Crime and Policing)   

Reducing Violence With Hot Spots Patrols: Essex and Bedford

  • ACC Jacqueline Sebire (NPCC Lead on Serious Violence Reduction)
  • Lewis Basford (Essex Police)
  • Michelle Leggeter (Bedfordshire Police)
  • Dr Matt Bland (University of Cambridge)       

Lessons Learned in Counter Terrorism: 2017-2021

  • Assistant Commissioner Neil Basu QPM

Knife Crime and County Lines

  • Ahenkora Bediako (Metropolitan Police)
  • Trevor Lawry (Metropolitan Police)
  • Matthew Barcraft-Barnes (Surrey Police)
  • Dr Paolo Campana (University of Cambridge)

Using EBP as a Chief Officer: Preventing Serious Violence

  • Chief Constable James Vaughan
  • ACC Jackie DAC
  • Basit Javid
  • Alex Murray

Day 3: Wednesday 14 July 2021

[9:00 - 17:00]

Tele-policing & Rapid Video Response: Freeing Time for High-Harm Victims   

  • Graham Hooper (Kent Police)
  • Stacey Rothwell (Kent Police)
  • Kent McFadzien (Cambridge Centre for Evidence-Based Policing)
  • Will Lay (Kent Police)                 

Predicting Serious Violence Offenders  

  • Dr Geoffrey Barnes (Metropolitan Police & University of Cambridge)
  • Dr Sara Valdebenito (University of Cambridge)
  • DCI Lorraine Hilder (Metropolitan Police)
  • Ross McKibben (Metropolitan Police)

Protecting Domestic Abuse Victims

  • Andy Jenkins (Surrey Polie)
  • John Ross (Metropolitan Police)
  • Alisa Wilson (Lancashire Police)

Met Research at Cambridge

  • Dr Paul W. Clarke (Metropolitan Police)
  • Sara Leach: Turning Point
  • Phil Davies: Victim Satisfaction
  • Ben Clark: Victim Satisfaction
  • Jane Corrigan: Prevent
  • Paul Ford: CT Complaints

Reducing Serious Crime: The Cambridge Index in Devon & Cornwall

  • Gavin Bardsley (Devon & Cornwall Police)
  • Commander Alex Murray (Met Police and SEBP)

Missing Persons and Serious Harm

  • Ryan Doyle (Devon & Cornwall Police)
  • Keith Johnson
  • Marcus Cator
  • Keith Johnson


Monday, 12 July, 2021 - 17:00 to Wednesday, 14 July, 2021 - 17:00
Tuesday, 13 July, 2021 - 17:00 to Thursday, 15 July, 2021 - 17:00
Wednesday, 14 July, 2021 - 17:00 to Friday, 16 July, 2021 - 17:00