SIPR Noticeboard   -    Issue 71  -   August  2014

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Scottish International Policing Conference 2014: Technology, Policing and Criminal Justice. 22 October, Edinburgh
SIPR is organising the Scottish International Policing Conference on 22 October, building on the success of the previous International Policing Conferences. Supported by Selex ES, CGI, Airwave and the Scottish Government, the theme of this year's conference is Technology, Policing and Criminal Justice, with contributions from the Cabinet Secretary for Justice, Kenny MacAskill, MSP, the Chief Constable of Scotland, Sir Stephen House, QPM, and Professor Cynthia Lum, Director of the Centre for Evidence Based Crime Policy, GMU, Washington Register now ...



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Criminal Justice Futures: Visions for the Justice System in a Post-referendum Scotland. 3rd October, UWS Hamilton Campus
Confirmed speakers: Kenny MacAskill MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Justice; Professor Cyrus Tata, University of Strathclyde; Chief Inspector Dr Richie Adams, Police Scotland; Dr Gill Robinson, Scottish Prison Service; Professor Ross Deuchar, Dr Denise Martin and Dr Maria Sapouna (University of the West of Scotland), Professor Lesley McMillan (Glasgow Caledonian University) and Jon Kiddie (Renfrewshire Law Centre). More ...

JOBS : Research Fellow, University of South Wales
Applications are invited for a three-year full-time post-doctoral research position at the Centre for Criminology at the University of South Wales. Applicants who may wish to work part time on a job share basis will also be considered. This project, entitled, Homicide Investigation and Forensic Science: Tracing Processes, Analysing Practices (HIFS), is funded by the Leverhulme Trust and involves partners from two other Universities, including Jim Fraser, University of Strathclyde. Closing date: 17th September 2014 More ...

Big Data, forensic statistics and the trial. 5 September, University of Edinburgh
The workshop aims to address both generic issues of forensic statistics that are likely to apply across a wide range of forensic disciplines and legal issues, and also discuss the experience from specific data intensive fields of litigation, including computer crime, financial crimes and environmental litigation and regulation. For registration email: b.schafer@ed.ac.uk More ...

The SCSN Safer Community Awards 2015
The Scottish Cummunity Safety Networl has announced that entry is now open for these awards, which include categories for: Early Intervention and Education; Innovative Media Campaign; Strengthening Community Engagement and Resilience: and Wider Partnership. Entry is open to all public, priovate and voluntary sector organisations. The closing date for applications is Thursday 23 October 2014 More ...

The Police Foundation Conference, "Innovations in policing domestic abuse", 14th October 2014, BT Auditorium, London
Chaired by The Lord Dear, the conference will be the first opportunity to take stock of progress since the Inspection Report 'Everyone's Business' was published by the HMIC earlier this year and whether, in particular, tacking domestic abuse has become a priority in practice and not just on paper. You will be able to hear about some of the practical measures being developed around the country to improve the response of the police and their partners to domestic abuse. Complimentary drinks and buffet reception at the BT Tower for first 40 registrants! More ...

POLCON 5. Bridging the gap: future directions for policing and higher education partnerships. 3-4 September 2014, Teesside University
Police managers and Police Crime Commissioners are being asked to put 'what works' at the heart of their joint spending and policy decisions, particularly with regards to reducing crime. The return of 'what works' will form the back-drop for this conference. Moreover, it will examine how universities and the police service can collaborate to develop the evidence base and to foster excellence in policing. More ...

14th Annual Conference of the ESC, Prague, 10-13 September
The conference will be organized by Czech Society of Criminology and Charles University in Prague. The conference will provide an open space for an exchange of ideas and of research findings in all areas of the criminological research. Beside the traditional orientation on victimology, penology, sociology and criminal justice, the aim is to attract the scholars in psychology, addictology, and policing. The Policing Working Group is currently Chaired by SIPR.  More ...

Criminal Justice Management, 25th September, QEII Conference Centre, London.
CJM will be the platform for key government agencies to share their vision for the years ahead, as well as provide updates on strategy and innovations being implemented across the wider sector. Normally £299 + VAT, but for discounted prices (£199 + VAT for 1 place; £179 + VAT for 2 places; £149 + VAT for 3 + places) email: Jon Grundy (jonathan.grundy@govnet.co.uk) or phone 0161 211 3056. More ...

Second International Conference on Law Enforcement & Public Health, Amsterdam, 5-8 October
Policing and public health are both more effective when they are developed and operate in partnership - a critical partnership long in tradition but often neglected in practice. The LEPH Conferences confront this neglect by bringing together police, public health practitioners, academics and policy makers to examine, review, assess, share and learn from each other. More ...

Incident Management - Managing the Initial Response. Newcastle, 13-14 November 2014.
The Centre for Search Research will be once again putting on their Initial Response Search Management course, and have announced an additional speaker, Steve Wood (Chair: Mapyx Ltd), author of SARMAN, who will be teaching SARMAN alongside the map exercises, and also introducing new software designed for POLSAs. Course rates are: residential £230.00 (£200.00 for MR / SAR volunteers). Day rates also available - see linked leaflet.  More ...

The SIPR Annual Lectures, 2007-2012 and 2013 Against a background of a growing recognition of the value of evidence-based approaches to policing, this booklet contains the SIPR Annual Lectures delivered by Wesley Skogan (Nor thwestern University), Lawrence Sherman (University of Cambridge), Nick Tilley (University College, London), Betsy Stanko (Metropolitan Police Service) and Peter Neyroud (University of Cambridge). Download: "Policing: Connecting Evidence and Practice. SIPR Annual Lectures,2007-2012 ...

The 2013 Lecture The Power of Policing Partnerships was presented by Professor Lorraine Mazerolle, Institute for Social Science Research, The University of Queensland, Australia. This lecture focuses on the partnerships between police and schools, presenting results from the ABILITY Trial, and discusses the impact of police partnerships on the lives of young truants.
 
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New Masters in Applied Social Sciences at UWS
MSc in Applied Social Science (including MSc in Civil Society and Public Affairs, MSc in Criminal Justice, MSc in Applied Psychology, MSc in Global Social Work and Social Policy). The programme offers applied training in specialist areas of study that prepare graduates for employment in a range of roles, particularly related to research, campaigning and advocacy across public, private, voluntary and charity sectors. It is expected that part-time students enrolled on this programme may already be in employment in a role related to one of the specialist areas of study.  More ...

SIPR Postgraduate Diploma / MSc in Policing Studies
This programme has been developed for police officers and police staff, people involved with policing from other backgrounds (such as those in the public, community and voluntary sectors who work in criminal justice and community safety fields) and those interested in a career in policing from across the UK and internationally. More information ... More information on the course...



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University of Dundee,
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