Agenda

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8:00 am - 9:30 am

Registration and Networking

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9:30 am - 9:35 am

Chair’s Opening Remarks

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9:35 am - 9:55 am

Lessons from Chicago: Treating knife and violent crime as an infectious disease

  • Lessons from ‘Cure Violence’: A project dedicated to using public health methods to tackle knife & violent crime
  • Recruiting former gang members as ‘violence interrupters’ to educate current gang members, intervene in disputes & prevent violence at the source
  • Replicating the success of pilot studies throughout Chicago, Los Angeles, New York & Baltimore, to see murder rates reduced by half between 2004 – 2017

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9:55 am - 10:15 am

Digitalisation for rehabilitation; modernising the justice sector

  • Investing £1bn into new technology and modern ways of working to the justice system and ensuring access to justice for all users
  • Implications of the courts and tribunals service centres on local legal service providers and the boarder community
  • An update on the status of the CJS Common Platform Programme
  • Discussing the next stages of the project and how the reform will impact upon different departments and individuals within them
  • Understanding the opportunities of technology and digitalisation for prisoner rehabilitation and adjustment back into life outside of prisons

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10:15 am - 10:35 am

Headline Sponsor

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10:35 am - 11:20 am

Morning refreshments & networking

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11:20 pm - 12:00 pm

Panel: Streamlining offender transition through pre-custody, the prison estate and into the community

  • Developing standard processes and procedures for sharing offender information with the third sector, local authorities, health and social care practitioners; including planned released dates, mental, employment and housing needs in line with the Homelessness Reduction Act
  • Incorporating family members and positively reintegrating offenders into the community to support rehabilitation, improve well-being, and reduce reoffending, particularly of knife and violent crime
  • Improving the transition from prison to community treatment services by expanding in-reach provisions and encouraging offender engagement on release
  • Boosting prisoners’ skills while in custody and improving their chances of securing work on release

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12:00 am - 12:15 pm

Key Supporter Session

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12:20 pm - 1:05 pm

Seminar Session 1

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1:05 pm - 2:05 pm

Lunch, Exhibition & Networking

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2:05 pm - 2:35 pm

Seminar Sessions 2

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2:40 pm - 2:55 pm

Afternoon Streams

Rehabilitation
Stream Sponsor

Judicial
Stream Sponsor

Innovation
Stream Sponsor

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2:55 pm - 3:15 pm

Rehabilitation
Case study: Taking a Whole System Preventative Approach to Knife and Violent Crime

  • Investing in early intervention measures to support those who might be at risk of being drawn into criminal activity
  • Developing a strategy to identify those who are most at risk and engaging with them in a positive way
  • Investing in early mental health support services for vulnerable young people
  • Working with local authority colleagues in collaborative multidisciplinary teams

Innovation
Predicting for Prevention; Artificial Intelligence for Risk Assessment

  • Introducing a new, shared big data and analytics capability to create a rich picture of the law enforcement landscape
  • Enabling data to be collected for other non-LEA partners
  • Using advanced analytics and statistical techniques to derive new insights and predict crime before it happens

Judicial
Panel: Digital Evidence; from the streets to the courts

  • Lessons from the innovators of digital evidence and the implications for each step of the journey
  • Storing digital evidence in cloud-based systems and understanding the issues surrounding disclosure and digital record keeping
  • Developing a digital evidence sharing capability to easily transfer footage between the police and the courts
  • Discussing the ethical considerations of digital evidence as well as the solutions to technological malfunctions

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3:15 pm - 3:35 pm

Rehabilitation
In-cell Technology for Rehabilitation; Computers and Mobile Access for Prisoners

  • Results from pilot studies across the country; installing laptops and phone into prisons across England & Wales
  • Using phones to maintain family ties and significantly boost chances of rehabilitation
  • Reducing administrative burden on prison officers whilst improving rehabilitation & stemming the flow of illegal phones
  • Extending the pilot project to an additional 20 prisons over the next 2 years

Innovation
Mobile Fingerprint Technology for Frontline Officers: From Initial Trials to Nationwide Roll-out

  • Utilising mobile phone apps and handheld scanners to check fingerprints against stored records
  • Results from the 17 forces who are currently using the new system
  • Reviewing the cost savings of the new technology and concentrating on rolling it out to as many forces as possible
  • Discussing the future of the technology, including adding new fingerprints to the database from the streets

Judicial
Panel: Digital Evidence; from the streets to the courts

  • Lessons from the innovators of digital evidence and the implications for each step of the journey
  • Storing digital evidence in cloud-based systems and understanding the issues surrounding disclosure and digital record keeping
  • Developing a digital evidence sharing capability to easily transfer footage between the police and the courts
  • Discussing the ethical considerations of digital evidence as well as the solutions to technological malfunctions

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3:35 pm - 4:15 pm

Afternoon refreshments, exhibition and networking

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4:15 pm - 4:35 pm

Rehabilitation
Case Study: The ‘checkout lounge’ project

  • Creating a framework for recently-released offenders to help them out of the cycle of re-offending
  • Providing structured accommodation for prison leavers who would otherwise be homeless, as well as support workers to aid them in the transition back to every-day life
  • Collaborating with the prisons, probation, EDP, local authorities & housing partners to run the scheme with a relatively small amount of public funding

Innovation
Portable Technology Pilot Studies for Offender Management

  • Testing alcohol interlocks to manage drink drivers and address problematic relationships with alcohol
  • Utilising in-home breathalysers for offender management and the protection of vulnerable people
  • Diverting offenders away from crime by addressing the underlying causes of criminal behaviour

Innovation
The HMCTS Video Hearings Pilot Project

  • Developing a service to allow individuals to participate in fully video hearings, without the need for any specialist equipment
  • Results and learnings from the first stage implementation of this innovative project
  • Moving from pilot studies to wide-spread use for the most appropriate cases

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4:35 pm - 4:55 pm

Rehabilitation
Placing education and healthcare at the centre of Youth Justice

  • Taking a progressive and welfare-based approach towards young offenders with a focus on early intervention
  • Creating a safe and constructive place for children and developing a robust strength to reduce violence in prison and move away from physical restraint and segregation;
  • Improving staff training to deal with challenging children and delivering bespoke curricular leading to academic and vocational qualifications
  • Developing a BAME youth justice strategy which reduces racial variance

Innovation
Case study: Developing a Tool for Mental Health Assessment on the Streets

  • Developing an app which allows front line workers to quickly and easily assess the mental health of individuals
  • Safeguarding vulnerable people via a consistent framework
  • Creating a process which requires minimal training and is transferable across healthcare agencies

Judicial
Delivering Digital Business Priorities and Transformation by Providing Customer Focussed Digital Services

  • Delivering customer focused digital services to digitally transform the prosecution of reported crime and to support the Strategy for Justice in Scotland
  • Providing seamless access to information to make it easier for our people, stakeholders and citizens to securely access the information they need, when they need it
  • Considering the application of artificial intelligence, machine learning and automation to digitally transform our business, processes and ways of working

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4:55 pm -

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