Issue 32   October 2010

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PowerPoints and Podcasts available to download from the SIPR website
Presentations are available to download from the SIPR / SPSA Annual Conference (Policing in an age of austerity / New developments in forensics) and the Fourth Annual Lecture ("Discipline and discretion" presented by Nick Tilley)

Please see our website for outputs from all our past events

SIPR Postgraduate Diploma / MSc in Policing Studies launched
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 ...

Understanding trauma and secondary stress in police officers
In collaboration with the Scottish Police College we are very pleased to offer a limited number of specially-priced places on this full-day seminar which examines Understanding trauma and secondary stress in police officers.
These places are available for academics, policy makers, and others non-police employees. PLEASE NOTE: Police staff should book through their SPOC
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Disorder and anti-social behaviour - perception, policy and practice. Wednesday, 10th November 2010, University of Edinburgh, 6 - 7.30 p.m.
In collaboration with the Edinburgh Law School and the SCCJR, we are pleased to present the third in a series of three seminars on Crime, Disorder and Policing. Speakers at this third seminar are: Dr. Jonathan Jackson, London School of Economics; Dr. Andrew Millie, SCCJR University of Glasgow; Superintendent Tony Beveridge, Tayside Police  More ...

Gangs and Global Exchange: Confronting the Glasgow Gang Complex. Thursday, 2nd December 2010, Mitchell Library, Glasgow.
Bringing together informed practitioners, policy-makers and researchers, the conference seeks to create dialogue and debate both between and within these audiences; moving towards more informed, collaborative, and evidence-based decision-making. The conference costs 45 to attend (20 concessions).  More ...

Policing Scotland - Second Edition
Edited by Daniel Donnelly and Kenneth Scott (University of the West of Scotland). This fully updated and expanded new version builds upon the success of the first edition and aim to provide an up-to-date and authoritative account of recent developments and provide an overview of policing in Scotland, with an updated description of the basic factual information about Scottish policing as it stands in the present age.  More ...

Criminal Justice in Scotland
Edited by Hazel Croall, Gerry Mooney, Mary Munro. The existence of the separate criminal jurisdiction in Scotland is ignored by most criminological texts purporting to consider crime and criminal justice in 'Britain' or the 'UK'. This book aims to fill a gap for a text that offers a critically informed analysis and understanding of crime and criminal justice in contemporary Scotland. will be an essential text for students in Scotland taking courses in criminology, sociology, social policy, social sciences, law and police sciences, as well as criminal justice practitioners and policy makers in Scotland.  More ...

Counter Terrorism and the 2012 Olympics
This conference, on preparing for the policing and security challenges, is being held at the Oxford Belfry Hotel on 30th November 2010. PLEASE NOTE THIS NEW DATE AND VENUE (previously 12th October).     More ...

Policing and European Studies
Since the publication of the EU's Stockholm Programme, there is now a strategy which will bring many changes to EU cross border policing, both within the EU, and with third countries. Call for Papers for: Policing the Frontier in Post-Stockholm Europe, 25th February 2011, University of Abertay Dundee. More ...

Tim Heilbronn
Business and KT Manager
Scottish Institute for Policing Research,
School of Social & Environmental Sciences,
University of Dundee,
Dundee DD1 4HN

Tel: 01382 384205
Mob: 07754 271562