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conference 2006

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Slides and abstracts from the 2006 conference

Abstracts and slides are linked to each presentation and class where these were made available by the presenter.

Wednesday 24 May 2006
9.00 - 10.00
REGISTRATION, REFRESHMENTS AND EXHIBITION [TOWER FOYER & BRIDGE SUITES]
10.00 - 11.00 1st Plenary - Welcome and Introduction [TOWER SUITE]
 
  • Welcome: Spencer Chainey, UCL Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science and Conference Chair [Slides] and [Abstract]
  • Mapping and change in crime over time: Dr Jerry Ratcliffe, Department of Criminal Justice, Temple University, USA
  • Exhibitors and Poster Showcase: a series of 60 second showcases from each exhibitor and poster presenter
11.00 - 11.30
BREAK AND EXHIBITION [TOWER FOYER & BRIDGE SUITES]
11.30 - 12.30
Parallel Session 1
Seminar Stream 1A: Partnership working in action [TOWER SUITE 1 & 2]
 
  • Using crime mapping where it matters most - developing local solutions for local communities Angela Heighway and Kim Stockman, Redditich Community Safety Partnership, and Davis Onions, Worcestershire County Council [Slides] and [Abstract]
  • GMAC delivers: our most complete understanding of drugs and drug markets yet Dave Flitcroft, Bolton Police Division, Greater Manchester Against Crime [Slides] and [Abstract]

Seminar stream 1B: Addressing perception [TOWER SUITE 3]

  • Police perceptions of the long and short term spatial distribution of residential burglary Lindsay McLaughlin, Shane Johnson, Kate Bowers, Dan Birks and Ken Pease, UCL Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science [Slides] and [Abstract]
  • Mapping for the massess: www.beatcrime.info Fiona Crosby, West Yorkshire Police Authority and Malachi Rangecroft, West Yorkshire Police [Slides] and [Abstract]

Class 1C: Introduction to CrimeStat with descriptive statistics and spatial autocorrelation [SPENCER SUITE] Ned Levine, Ned Levine Associates [Slides] and [Abstract]

Class 1D: Geographically Weighted Regression [RALEIGH SUITE] Stewart Fotheringham, National Centre for Geocomputation, National University of Ireland [Slides] and [Abstract]

12.30 - 13.30
LUNCH AND EXHIBITION [TOWER FOYER & BRIDGE SUITES]
13.30 - 14.40 Parallel Session 2
Seminar stream 2A: New research in geographical crime analysis [TOWER SUITE 1 & 2]
 
  • Innovation in burglary analysis: combining intelligence on the geography and timing of burglary and target hardening to inform resource allocation Alex Hirschfield and Andrew Newton, The International Centre for Applied Criminology, University of Huddersfield [Slides] and [Abstract]

  • Micro-scale setting analysis of crime patterns in urban street networks Bill Hillier and Ozlem Sahbaz, UCL Faculty of the Built Environment [Slides] and [Abstract] Seminar stream 2B: Prioritising neighbourhoods [TOWER SUITE 3]
  • The strategic allocation of resources to effectively implement neighbourhood policing and the policing plan Paul Butterfield and Alice O'neill, West Midlands Police [Slides] and [Abstract]
  • Priority neighbourhoods and the Vulnerable Localities Index in Wigan - a strategic partnership approach to crime reduction Ian Bullen, Wigan Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership [Slides] and [Abstract

Class 2C: The key spatial theories of crime [SPENCER SUITE] - Jerry Ratcliffe, Department of Criminal Justice, Temple University, USA [Slides] and [Abstract]

Class 2D: CrimeStat and space-time interaction [RALEIGH SUITE] - Ned Levine, Ned Levine Associates [Slides] and [Abstract]

14.40 - 15.40 Parallel Session 3
Seminar stream 3A: Partnership and performance [TOWER SUITE 1 & 2]
 
  • Evolution, not revolution: using crime mapping to enhance performance management within CDRPs John Chapman, Dorset Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnerships [Slides] and [Abstract]
  • Safer 'Transport for London' through mapping, analysis and partnership - Andy Gill and Phil Mamode, Transport for London [Slides] and [Abstract] Seminar stream 3B: Managing offenders [TOWER SUITE 3]
  • Reducing re-offending in local communities: GIS-based strategic analysis of Greater Manchester's offenders David Ottiwell and Emma Porter, Greater Manchester Against Crime [Slides] and [Abstract]
  • Mapping prisoner re-entry: challenges and payoffs - Nancy LaVigne, the Urban Institute, Washington DC, USA [Slides] and [Abstract]

Class 3C: The use of agent based simulation modelling for understanding crime events [SPENCER SUITE] Elizabeth Groff, University of Maryland, USA [Slides] and [Abstract]

Class 3D: Determining incident locations with speed and accuracy [RALEIGH SUITE] Roger Jones, Ordnance Survey, and Malachi Rangecroft, West Yorkshire Police [Slides] and [Abstract]

15.40 - 16.10 BREAK AND EXHIBITION [TOWER FOYER & BRIDGE SUITES]
16.10 - 17.20 2nd Plenary - From National to Local: Terrorism and community safety [TOWER SUITE]
 
  • Countering terrorism - perspectives on what can be learned from crime mapping - Spencer Chainey, UCL Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science [Slides] and [Abstract]
  • Countering terrorism - an operational perspective - Adrian Dwyer, Counter Terrorism Risk Advisor, British Transport Police
  • Preparing for and responding to emergencies: the role of those in intelligence development and community safety - Dr Robert MacFarlane, Assistant Director, Training and Doctrine. Cabinet Office Emergency Planning College.
  DRINKS RECEPTION AND BUFFET: Sponsored by Mapinfo [TOWER FOYER & BRIDGE SUITES]
17.20 Join us for a free drink and a bite to eat while you tour and meet the exhibitors

Thursday 25 May 200
09.30 - 10.00 REFRESHMENTS AND EXHIBITION [TOWER FOYER & BRIDGE SUITES]
10.00 - 11.00

Question Time - Taking crime mapping forward [TOWER SUITE]

Chair:

Nick Ross, Journalist and Chair of the UCL Jill Dando Institute Board

Panel:

David Truscott, Head of Community Safety and Local Government, Home Office
Ed Parsons, Chief Technology Officer, Ordnance Survey
Kate Pearce - National Centre for Policing Excellence
Sue Andrews - Partnership Analyst, Bromley Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership
David Ottiwell - Strategic Analyst, Greater Manchester Against Crime

11.00 - 11.30
BREAK AND EXHIBITION [TOWER FOYER & BRIDGE SUITES]
11.30 - 13.00
Parallel Session 4
Seminar stream 4A: Integrating visual audits and survey data into crime mapping [TOWER SUITE 3]
 
  • NightVision: a visual audit of alcohol related incidents in Bath city centre John Poole, Bath and North East Somerset Community Safety and Drugs Partnership [Slides] and [Abstract]
  • COSMOS: mapping reassurance using survey data Stephen Rose, Birmingham Community Safety Partnership [Slides] and [Abstract]
  • Mapping the fear of crime: a micro approach Chris Williams, Safer Merton [Slides] and [Abstract]

Seminar stream 4B:predictive crime mapping [TOWER SUITE 1 & 2]

The utility of hotspot mapping for predicting where crime will happen next Spencer Chainey, UCL Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science [Slides] and [Abstract]

  • Prospective mapping: Accuracy and Practicality Shane Johnson, UCL Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science [Slides] and [Abstract]
  • Crime forecasting for police deployment: results from a large-scale research programme Wippen Gorr, Carnegie Mellon University, Pennsylvania, USA [Slides] and [Abstract

Class 4C: CrimeStat and the Crime Travel Demand Model
[SPENCER SUITE] Ned Levine, Ned Levine Associates
[Slides] and [Abstract]

Class 4D: Become a problem solving crime analyst - 55 steps in 55 minutes [RALEIGH SUITE]
Sarah Czarnomski and Ben Marshall, UCL Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science
[Slides] and [Abstract]

13.00 - 14.00
LUNCH AND EXHIBITION [TOWER FOYER & BRIDGE SUITES]
14.00 - 15.10
Parallel Session 5
Seminar stream 5A: Geographic profiling [TOWER SUITE]
 
  • Geographic profiling: theory versus practical application Neil Trainor, National Centre for Policing Excellence Operations [Slides] and [Abstract]
  • IOPS: an interactive geo-behavioural profiling system - description and evaluation Freya Newman and Laura Hammond, The Centre for Investigative Psychology, The University of Liverpool [Slides] and [Abstract]

Class 5B: Spatial statistics for crime analysis in ArcGIS 9
[SPENCER SUITE] Lauren Scott and Nathan Warmerdam, ESRI
[Slides] and [Abstract]

Class 5C: More than just hotspotting with MapInfo [RALEIGH SUITE] Iain Daws and Chris Royles, MapInfo [Slides] and [Abstract]

Class 5D: What's behind the door - using GIS to join up corporate resources for crime mapping, operational policing and officer safety [HAWKINS SUITE]
Andrew Avery and Colin Portman, Northgate Information Solutions

15.10 - 16.10
3rd Plenary - Neighbourhood Policing and Community Safety [TOWER SUITE]
 
  • Neighbourhood policing: a national perspective Brian Livessey, Operations Manager, ACPO Neighbourhood Policing team
  • Neighbourhood Policing: a local perspective Alexis Poole, Principal Analyst and Richard Scott, Analyst Manager, North and East Devon BCU, Devon and Cornwall Constabulary
  • Neighbourhood Policing: a partnership perspective David Truscott, Head of Community Safety and Local Government Unit, Home Office
16.10
CONFERENCE CLOSE AND PRIZES [TOWER SUITE]
POSTER ABSTRACTS
  1. Geographic profiling in volume crime - Clare Daniell, Geographic Profiler, NCPE Operations (Formerly NCOF), Centrex
  2. A spatial study of an arsonists journey to crime: do arsonists only travel relatively short distances to commit their offences compared to other offenders, as it has primarily no financial gain? - Laura Foxall, Fire Analyst, West Midlands Fire Service and Birmingham Community Safety Partnership.
  3. Integrating GiS analysis into operations: Benefits gained by bringing the analyst fully into the team - Clare Gollop, Operational Analyst, North and East Devon BCU, Devon and Cornwall Constabulary
  4. The Serious Crime Analysis Section (SCAS) - Theresa Jennings, Senior Crime Analyst Development, Debra Davies, Crime Analyst
  5. Targeting hotspots – West Midlands fire Brigade - Angela Johnson, Brigade Statistician, West Midlands Fire Service, Birmingham.
  6. Operational mapping of anti-social behaviour (ASB) - Onye Obirieze, Crime Analyst, Crime Strategy and Performance Unit, London Borough of Tower Hamlets
CLASSES

Abstracts are organised in alphabetical order based upon the surname of the principal author

  1. What’s behind the door – using GiS to join up corporate resources for crime mapping, operational policing and officer safety - Andrew Avery and Colin Portman, Northgate Information Solutions
  2. Become a problem solving crime analyst – 55 steps in 55 minutes – Sarah Czarnomski and Ben Marshall, UCL Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science
  3. More than just hotspotting with Mapinfo – Iain Daws and Chris Royles
  4. Geographically weighted regression - Stewart Fotheringham, National Centre for Geocomputation, National University of Ireland
  5. The use of agent based simulation modelling for understanding crime events - Elizabeth Groff, University of Maryland, USA
  6. Determining incident locations with speed and accuracy - Roger Jones, Ordnance Survey, and Malachi Rangecroft, West Yorkshire Police
  7. Introduction to CrimeStat with descriptive statistics and spatial autocorrelation - Ned Levine, Ned Levine Associates
  8. CrimeStat and space-time interaction - Ned Levine, Ned Levine Associates
  9. CrimeStat and the crime travel demand model - Ned Levine, Ned Levine Associates
  10. The key spatial theories of crime - Jerry Ratcliffe, Department of Criminal Justice, Temple University, USA
  11. Spatial statistics for crime analysis in ArcGiS 9 - Lauren Scott and Nathan Warmerdam, ESRI, 380 New York Street,


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