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UCL in the News: Crime science

4 May 2007

The International Crime Science Conference is running on 16 and 17 July, at the British Library in London.

Organisers are the UCL Centre for Security & Crime Science. They report that the event brings together security and crime reduction practitioners, manufacturers and entrepreneurs, and academics; all developing the latest strategies, technologies and techniques for increasing security and reducing crime. …

The key plenary sessions will address subjects such as the ethical issues surrounding the use of science and technology in policing and crime prevention and the problems and solutions in securing public events. …

In addition, there will be individual sessions targeted at specific areas of security. The latest technologies in biometrics, forensic science, surveillance and counter terrorism will be presented by leading academics, analysts and practitioners in the form of case studies, poster sessions and seminars. …

One of the key aims of the conference is to stimulate debate enabling academics and manufacturers to recognise the future needs of security professionals and develop the tools to meet those needs. :

'Professional Security'