Citizen Focus Policing
24 Nov 2009
Achieving public confidence: towards the 60% single national target Held at Liverpool Marriott Hotel City Centre

This conference provided key policy updates on citizen focused policing and its implementation and set out, in practical terms, how the police and their partners are connecting with the communities.

Programme
10:00
Professor Jon Silverman, Media and Criminal Justice, University of Bedfordshire; Member, Policy Review Editorial Board
Welcome and introduction from Conference Chair

10:00
Bernard Lawson, Temporary Chief Constable, Merseyside Police
Opening remarks

10:10
Cllr Bill Weightman, Chair, Merseyside Police Authority
Opening remarks

10:20
Jayne Pugh, Head of Communication and Marketing, Merseyside Police
It all adds up - improving public confidence

10:30
Chief Inspector Andy Bennett, Central Area Field Officer, National Policing Improvement Agency
Citizen Focus Hallmarks: confidence top tips

10:45
Cllr Les Lawrence, Chair, Safer Communities Board, Local Government Association
Working in partnership to engage communities

11:05
Julie Spence, Chief Constable, Cambridgeshire Constabulary; ACPO Lead, Citizen Focus
Keynote address: Citizen Focus - towards 2012

11:20
Questions and discussion: Session 1
11:30
Refreshments, networking and exhibition
12:00
Key issues seminars: Session 2
13:00
Buffet lunch, networking and exhibition
14:00
Lynda King-Taylor, Author, ‘The Future for Policing - from rhetoric to reality’
Keynote address

14:20
Dr Peter Langmead-Jones, Head, Corporate Analysis, Lancashire Constabulary
Understanding and interpreting local information

14:35
Panel discussion: Session 3
Pat Gallan, Temporary Deputy Chief Constable, Merseyside Police Dr Peter Langmead-Jones, Head, Corporate Analysis, Lancashire Constabulary Derek Williams, Chief Executive, The WOW! Awards Dr Julie Wymer, Head, Strategic and Policy Development, Bedfordshire Police Authority

14:45
Questions and discussion: Session 3
15:10
Key issues seminars: Session 4