Our conference involved more than 1,000 delegates form over 30 countries including senior police leaders, academics, industry partners and NGOs. Key themes for policing are reducing trust and confidence in the following areas driven by changing context, public priorities and accountability networks. They include specifically:
Within these three broad categories we identified several key issues for police education.
Our conference this year will be taking these issues further. Click here for details of our 2023 conference.
Policing is by its very nature complex and challenging and never more so than now. Rapid technological developments, climate change, international conflict and the global pandemic are just three areas which have contributed to a societal shift which urgently require us to examine our need for better, more effective public protection by our policing services.
Whilst the majority of police do an outstanding job in demanding situations, these challenges have at times been epitomised through lapses in professionalism, failure to provide services to the right standards and concerns about the service provided to specific communities.
The model on which British policing is founded – that of public confidence and consent has been severely tested in recent times. The London Policing College 4th International Policing Conference will bring together leading academics and police practitioners from around the world to consider key issues from a global perspective. We held 7 workshops during July and August. The aim of these workshops was to consider how to develop the capability of the policing system within existing structures, technology, and resources to fundamentally improve performance in protective services.
For each of these areas we will discuss solutions to improve:
Our discussions will be informed by:
Together, we searched for insights and solutions to develop and enhance police effectiveness and accountability. Output from the workshops was presented for debate at the conference in September.
Our conference was hosted by Amazon and held from 13th-15th September at their headquarters in London.
A total of seven workshops were held and below are links to the video recordings of the workshops
The PowerPoint slides and further details are available on request.
The outcome from the workshops was used to frame the presentations and conference discussions for the main event.
In total more than 1,000 delegates took part in the events from across the globe
Facilitated by Parm Sandhu the panel included:
Professor Betsy Stenko OBE
Lizzie Peters (Mayor of London's Police and Crime Office)
Polly Harrar (CEO Sharan Project)
roIt considered learning form Operation Bluestone Soteria and the NPCC VAWG action plan
Faclitated by Stuart Hyde the panel included Antony Walker (Deputy CEO, TechUK)
Pete Williams (Senior Consultant in Discovery & Disclosure CCL Solutions Group)
Gary Hibberd (Cybersecurity and Data Protection specialist)
Patrick Rappo (Fraud Advisory Panel)
Facilitated by Roger Gomm QPM the panel included:
Chief Constable BJ Harrington (NPPC lead for protest)
Bob Broadhurst OBE QPM
Professor Colin Rogers
Chief Superintendent Claire Clark (MPS)
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