The First SIPR Annual Conference - "Policing: research into policy and practice"
12th September 2007
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:
- Welcome, Professor Nicholas Fyfe, Director of SIPR
Podcast [3.76 Mb]
- Colin McKerracher, President, ACPOS
Podcast [14.5 Mb]
- Bridget Campbell, Director, Police and Community Safety, Scottish Executive
Podcast [8.64 Mb]
- Leadership from Bottom to Top: Chicago's Model for Community Policing Professor Wesley Skogan
Podcast of talk [42.0 Mb]
Podcast of Q and A Session [11.5 Mb]
PowerPoint [948 Kb]
- Surveillance from all angles? Some observations and comments
Alex Hirschfield, University of Huddersfield
PowerPoint [4.52 Mb]
- Evaluation of the impact and implementation of Community Wardens
Keith Hayton / Vincent Percy, GEN Consulting
PowerPoint [2.49 Mb]
- Minority group members' understandings of inter-group contact encounters
Nick Hopkins, University of Dundee
PowerPoint [41 Kb]
- Police and communities
Neil Richardson, Lothian and Borders Police
PowerPoint [23.1 Mb]
Evidence & Investigation
- The development of investigative practice
Peter Stelfox, National Policing Improvement Agency
PowerPoint [215 Kb]
- Scientific aspects of Cold Case reviews
Ian Hamilton, SPSA.
PowerPoint [427 Kb]
- International Investigation Case Study: The Kriss Donald Murder
Please contact Elliot McKenzie, Strathclyde Police, for further information.
- Learning from performance?
Steve Ritchie, Grampian Police & Bramshill Fellow at RGU
PowerPoint [3.29 Mb]
- The role of Audit Scotland in monitoring police performance
Miranda Alcock, Audit Scotland
PowerPoint [420 Kb]
- Serious organized crime in Scotland
Please contact Joseph McGallagly, Centre for Drug Misuse Research, University of Glasgow, for further information.
- Municipal Policing in Scotland Daniel Donnelly, Scottish Centre for Police Studies Transcript pdf [32 Kb]