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National Crime Mapping Conference 2008

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Slides and abstracts from the 2008 conference

Abstracts and slides are linked to each presentation and class. Click on the presentation title to see the abstract.  At the bottom of the abstract page are the presenter's slides (where these were made available by the presenter).

Levels: G = General; B = Beginner; I = Intermediate; A = Advanced

  • A word document of the abstracts in programme order can be downloaded here.

Tuesday 29 July 2008

9.00-10.15 Registration, refreshments and exhibition
10.15-11.30 1st PLENARY (G)
 
  • Welcome: Spencer Chainey, Conference Chair

Professor Sir Anthony Bottoms, University of Cambridge, and Dr Andrew Costello, University of Sheffield

  • Exhibitors and Poster Showcase: a series of 60 second showcases from each exhibitor and poster presenter
11.30-11.55 Break and exhibition
12.00-13.00 PARALLEL SESSIONS 1
 

Using geographical analysis to assist in the deployment of Community Rangers in Kirklees Chris Walsh, Kirklees Safer Communities Partnership

The use of temporal profiling and crime mapping in a street lighting renewal project in Leeds Fiona McLaughlin, Safer Leeds Partnership Team

 

1B Seminar stream - Sharing and publishing neighbourhood community safety data (G)

Sharing information with the public and across the partnership in Buckinghamshire - how to procure and implement an information sharing hub Cath Blake, Buckinghamshire County Council, and Charlie Gilbert, Dotted Eyes

Delivering neighbourhood community safety information to the residents of Lancashire Melanie Greenslade, Lancashire County Council

 
13.00-14.00 Lunch and exhibition
14.05-15.05
PARALLEL SESSIONS 2
 

2A Seminar stream – Anti-social behaviour mapping (G) [repeated in 5A]

CADIS – how to analyse and map anti-social behaviour in 25 hours a week Gill Biddle, Bracknell Forest Council

Profiling anti-social behaviour in Birmingham through partnership working for strategic application Michael Mitchell, Birmingham Community Safety Partnership

 

2B Seminar stream - Advancing geographical analysis techniques (A)

Hot routes – developing a technique for the spatial analysis of bus crime in London Naomi Shepherd and Henry Partridge, Transport for London

Individual space-time patterns of serial burglary offenders: mapping risk for operational responses Derek Johnson, Northumbria University

 
15.05-15.35 Break and exhibition
15.40-16.40 PARALLEL SESSIONS 3
 

3A Seminar stream - Capturing intelligence in the field (I) [repeated in 5B]

Towards a seamless passenger experience of transport policing in London – enabling effective sharing of intelligence between transport community partners Rachel Carson, Transport for London and Colin Banno-Thornton, Informed Solutions

Key Individual Networks – streamlining data capture and reporting Jonathan Bradley and Daniel Swain, Bolton Community Safety Services

 

3B Seminar stream – Developing intelligence using crime mapping (I) [repeated in 6B]

Mapping the footfall of organised crime – Project MERCATOR DCI Simon Jones and Supt Mark Wilson, Leicestershire Constabulary

Understanding cultural diversity within Bolton using geographic information David Hashdi, Bolton Council

 
16.40 Drinks reception and canapés

Wednesday 30 July 2008

9.15-9.45 Refreshments and exhibition
9.45-10.45 PARALLEL SESSIONS 4
 

4A Seminar stream – Prioritising neighbourhoods (G)

Creating cross cutting opportunities in Birmingham’s neighbourhoods Stuart Gardner, Birmingham Community Safety Partnership

Developing a Vulnerable Localities Index for Leeds – a case study Fiona McLaughlin, David Jackson and Luke Burns, Safer Leeds Partnership Team

 

4B Seminar stream – Crime mapping for supporting police investigations (G)

Temporal geographical Routine Activity Theory Ian Bentley and Jane MacVicar, Staffordshire Police

Operation Siluga – using GIS techniques for a large scale public disturbance investigation Matthew Hind, West Midlands Police

 

10.45-11.15 Break and exhibition
11.20-12.20
PARELLEL SESSIONS 5
 

5A Seminar stream - Anti-social behaviour mapping (G) [repeated in 2A]

CADIS – how to analyse and map anti-social behaviour in 25 hours a week Gill Biddle, Bracknell Forest Council

Profiling anti-social behaviour in Birmingham through partnership working for strategic application Michael Mitchell, Birmingham Community Safety Partnership

 

5B Seminar stream – Capturing intelligence in the field (I) [repeated in 3A]

Towards a seamless passenger experience of transport policing in London – enabling effective sharing of intelligence between transport community partners Rachel Carson, Transport for London and Colin Banno-Thornton, Informed Solutions

Key Individual Networks – streamlining data capture and reporting Jonathan Bradley and Daniel Swain, Bolton Community Safety Services

 
12.20-13.20 Lunch and exhibition
13.25-14.25 PARELLEL SESSIONS 6
 

6A Seminar stream – The temporal dimension to hotspot analysis (I)

Predicting crime with temporally-sensitive street crime hotspots Lisa Tompson, UCL Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science

Seasonality crime mapping versus chasing hotspots – a comparison of activity directing processes in Birmingham Michael Mitchell, Birmingham Community Safety Partnership

 

6B Seminar stream - Developing intelligence using crime mapping (I) [repeated in 3B]

Mapping the footfall of organised crime – Project MERCATOR Simon Jones and Supt Mark Wilson, Leicestershire Constabulary

Understanding cultural diversity within Bolton using geographic information David Hashdi, Bolton Council

 

14.35-15.35 2nd PLENARY (G)
 

Effective intelligence-led business processes
Police intelligence Superintendent Chris Sykes, Greater Manchester Police

Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership intelligence
Dan Clacher, Home Office

15.35 Conference prizes
15.50 Close

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