The SIPR Fourth Annual Lecture, Discipline and Discretion 18.00, 30th September 2010, The Court Senate Suite, University of Strathclyde

The Fourth Annual Lecture was presented by Professor Nick Tilley Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science, University College London, who spoke on "Discipline and Discretion."

Drawing its inspiration from some developments in public health in the United States, the starting point of the lecture was the need for an improvement agenda to infuse policing. The particular focus was on the role of discipline and discretion in delivering an improvement agenda. The key question is, ‘What forms of discretion and discipline create what patterns of improvement or deterioration in what contexts?’

Nick Tilley is Professor at the Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science at UCL. He has carried out considerable work in the UK, often commissioned by the Home Office, to develop problem-oriented policing (POP). The Home Office set up the 'Tilley Award' in 1999 to encourage and recognise excellence in crime reduction using problem oriented-principles. The Tilley Awards promotes best practice in tackling crime and anti-social behaviour by recognising initiatives that reduce crime over the long term, not just by making arrests, but by working with local agencies to tackle the root causes of the problems.

We are grateful to Alpha Translating and Interpreting Services Ltd, for their generous sponsorship towards the costs of holding the Annual Lecture and Wine Reception, and to the University of Strathclyde for hosting the event.

Programme, Sponsor's Message and Abstract

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Welcome, Professor Phil Winn, Vice-Principal, University of Strathclyde at 0 minutes
Introduction to Professor Tilley by Professor Nick Fyfe, Director of SIPR begins at 3 minutes
Address by Professor Tilley begins at 6 minutes
Q & A Session begins at 54 minutes
Vote of thanks by Chief Constable Pat Shearer begins at 1 hr 37 minutes



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Major Annual Lecture Sponsor Alpha
Alpha Translating and Interpreting Services Ltd. Principal Annual Lecture Sponsor

Nick Tilley
Professor Nick Tilley presented the Fourth Annual Lecture, 'Discipline and Discretion' on 30th September 2010.