Scottish Institute for Policing Research First Annual Conference

"Policing: research into policy and practice"

The SIPR Annual Conference, "Policing: research into policy and practice," was sponsored by BT and held on 12 September 2007, at the South Hall Conference Centre, Pollock Halls, University of Edinburgh.

A Book of Abstracts and Biographies (pdf file [161 Kb]) is available to download. This includes Abstracts for all the Platform Presentations shown below, together with Abstracts for the Poster Presentations.

Please follow these links for Podcasts of the Opening Session and PowerPoint presentations / Transcripts for the Platform Presentations as available:


Opening Session

Police-Community Relations


Evidence & Investigation

Police Organization





Podcasts sponsored by BT
We are pleased to acknowledge the generous support of the Major Sponsors of the Conference, BT.

SIPR Annual Conference

Peter Wilson, CC Fife Constabulary; Nick Fyfe; Wesley Skogan Peter Wilson, CC Fife Constabulary; Nick Fyfe; Wesley Skogan

Colin McKerracher, President ACPOS and Professor Nick Fyfe, Director SIPR, sign the Memorandum of Understanding between SIPR and ACPOS
Colin McKerracher, President ACPOS and Professor Nick Fyfe, Director SIPR, sign the Memorandum of Understanding between SIPR and ACPOS

Opening Session - South Hall

Police-Community Relations Session, Kirkland Hall
Police-Community Relations Session, Kirkland Hall

Evidence and Investigation Session, Abden House
Evidence and Investigation Session, Abden House

Speakers, Police Organization Session, South Hall
Speakers, Police Organization Session, South Hall