This year's conference will take place on Tuesday 10th December in Edinburgh, and is centred around Digital Policing and the ethical challenges relating to this. We have two fantastic keynote speakers. Mr Stephen Kavanagh (former Chief Constable of Essex Police and former Senior Reporting Officer on Digital Policing) will deliver this year's James Smart Memorial Lecture. Dr Katerina Hadjimatheou (University of Essex scholar specilising in the ethical and human rights implications in developments in policing and member of the Independent Digital Ethics Policing Panel) will deliver the inaugural Professor Nick Fyfe Lecture. Register at eventbrite or for more information see our news and events section.
We are pleased to present the SIPR Annual Report for 2018/19, which includes articles from academics from the consortium universities, as well as Practitioner Fellows, with particular emphasis, this year, on the research being undertaken by the outstanding PhD Students and practitioners undertaking Professional Doctorates.
Following Review of Applications we are pleased to announce Awards for the following projects:
Dr Lynne Kelly, University of Dundee & Dr Sharon Jackson, GCU
Two MSc studentships to evaluate a new Joint Investigative Interviewing Training (JIIT) programme
- Dr Alex McIntyre, Edinburgh Napier University
Formal Evaluation of Evolutionary Facial Composite Systems
- Dr Penny Haddrill & James Govan, University of Strathclyde
Development of a kit for the collection of human DNA evidence in wildlife crime cases in Scotland
The Scottish International Policing Conference was held on 4th December 2018 in Edinburgh. The James Smart Memorial Lecture was given by Professor Nick Crofts. OUTPUTS FROM THE CONFERENCE ARE NOW AVAILABLE
focusing on the relationships between police and different social, cultural and economic communities
focusing on the role of the police in the recovery, interpretation and effective use of intelligence and evidence in the investigation of crime
focusing on the internal dynamics of police organisations, including issues of management, policy and leadership
focusing on research on policing and public protection and links with other bodies to influence policy and practice