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Institute of Criminology


2011- Conference on Evidence-Based Policing


4-6 July

Conference Presentations (all in PowerPoint):


Monday 4th July
Tuesday 5th July

9:00am - 10:30am New Evidence on Hot Spots Policing.
Chair: Chief Constable Peter Fahy, Greater Manchester Police

  • Jerry Ratcliffe,Temple University
  • Dr. Chris Koper, Police Executive Research Forum, Washington, DC
  • Professor Per-Olof Wikström, University of Cambridge
10:30am - 11:00am: Break
11:00pm - 12:30pm: Testing a Victim-Focused Approach to Anti-Social Behaviour in West Midlands Police.

Chair: Judge Stefan Stromberg, Sweden

  • Superintendant Alex Murray, West Midlands Police
  • Chief Superintendent Phil Kaye
  • Dr. Barak Ariel, University of Cambridge
  • Dr. Heather Strang, University of Cambridge
12:30pm - 1:30pm: Lunch
1:30pm - 3:00pm: New Research on Police Legitimacy.

Chair: Commissioner Malcolm Hyde, S. Australia Police

  • Dr. Justice Tankebe, University of Cambridge
  • Chief Superintendant Tony Robinson, Metropolitan Police
  • Superintendant Paul Dickson, S. Australia Police
  • Superintendant Mark Turner, Bedfordshire Police
3:00pm - 3:30pm: Break
3:30pm - 5:00pm: Hot Spots Policing--UK

Chair: Kathleen O’Toole, Chief Inspector of all Irish Police (Gardia Siochana)

  • Dr. Barak Ariel, University of Cambridge
  • Inspector General Nina Singh, Rajasthan Police, India
  • Rachel Tuffin,National Policing Improvement Agency
  • Assistant Chief Constable NeilWain,Greater Manchester Police

Wednesday 6th July

9:15am - 10:45am: "Turning Point" Policing: TheOffender Desistance Strategy.

Chair: Chief Constable Chris Sims,West Midlands Police

  • Professor Sherman, University of Cambridge
  • Peter Neyroud CBE QPM, University of Cambridge
  • Sergeant Dan Lowe,West Midlands Police
10:45am - 11:15am: Break


Chair: Deputy Chief Constable Ian Shannon, NorthWales Police

  • Chief Constable Sara Thornton, Thames Valley and Vice President, ACPO
  • Rachel Tuffin, NPIA (Diary of UK Police Officers)
  • Professor Cynthia Lum, George Mason University


12:45pm - 1:45pm: Lunch
1:45pm - 3:15pm: Evidence-Based Approaches to Managing Police Informants.

Chair: Chief Constable Alex Marshall

  • Richard Cooper, Gloucestershire Police
  • Alastair Jeffrey, Metropolitan Police
  • Cody Telep, George Mason University
3:30pm - 5:00pm: Data-Driven Policing.

Chair: Chief Constable James Barker-McCardle , Essex Police

  • Dr Kate Bowers and Dr Shane Johnson, University College London (predictive policing)
  • Superintendent Gerry Donnellan, Greater Manchester Police (solvability factors, burglary)
  • Detective Superintendent Mark Jackson, Metropolitan Police (homicide patterns)
5:00pm: Concluding Remarks: Police-Led Evidence

Professor Lawrence Sherman

NOTE: Immediately after the close of the regular conference, several events will take place for alumni and current degree students of the Cambridge Police Executive Programme. If you would like to attend, please book separately with Lucinda Bowditch.

For Cambridge Alumni

  • 6:00pm: Wolfson College
    Reception for Cambridge Police Executive Programme Alumni
  • 7:00pm: Wolfson College
    Cambridge Police Executive Programme Alumni Dinner

Updated: 13th July 2011