Missing People

6th June 2011

6th June 2011, The Scottish Police College

This event marked the occasion of the signing of a Strategic Agreement between ACPOS and the Missing People charity.

The event provided an opportunity to hear about the work of the Missing People charity and the UK Missing Persons Bureau, and learn about recent research into missing people in Scotland. It was co-organised by the Scottish Institute for Policing Research and the Missing People charity, with support from the People’s Postcode Lottery.

Programme and Outputs ACC Colin Menzies (ACPOS Lead on missing persons) and Martin Houghton-Brown (Chief Executive, Missing People) Welcome and Opening Comments
Podcast - 18 Minutes [16.1 Mb]

Missing People in partnership with Scottish police Chair: Martin Houghton-Brown, Missing People

Developments in the 'missing' sector: perspectives in Scotland Chair: Professor Nicholas Fyfe (SIPR)

  • Dr Penny Woolnough & Emily Bonny, Research Unit, Grampian Police Cancellation forms
    PDF of slides [4.34 Mb]
    Podcast - 44 Minutes [40.3 Mb]

  • Professor Nick Fyfe (SIPR and University of Dundee), Dr Hester Parr (University of Glasgow), Dr Penny Woolnough (Grampian Police), Dr Olivia Stevenson (University of Glasgow) Geographies of Missing People
    PowerPoint [1.42 Kb]
    Podcast - 28 Minutes [25.5 Mb]

  • Averil Duncan (Scottish Government), Martin Henry (The Scottish Coalition for Young Runaways) Young runaways
    Podcast - 34 Minutes [30.8 Mb]

  • Fiona Mitchell, University of Stirling Young runaways
    Due to illness, Fiona was unable to present, but her slides are provided, with notes. PDF of Slides and Notes [78 Kb]

  • Martin Houghton-Brown Closing comments
    Podcast - 6 Minutes [6.02 Mb]