Association of Police and Crime Commissioners
National Police Chief's Council

APCC & NPCC Partnership Summit 2021

18th - 19th November 2021, QEII Conference Centre, Westminster

Summit Theme - Policing and the public: driving performance and securing trust

Programme

Day 1: Thursday 18th November

08.30 Registration, Refreshments and Exhibition

Summit facilitated by Clive Myrie

09.30 Welcome

Marc Jones, Chair, Association of Police and Crime Commissioners and Police and Crime Commissioner for Lincolnshire
Martin Hewitt QPM, Chair, National Police Chiefs’ Council

10.00

Violence against Women and Girls 

The murder of Sarah Everard by a serving police officer has prompted widespread concerns about women’s safety and male violence, as well as raising serious questions about culture, vetting and recruitment across the service.

Andrea Simon, Director, End Violence Against Women
Deputy Chief Constable Maggie Blyth, NPCC Lead for Violence against Women and Girls
Dame Vera Baird DBE QC, Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales

11.00 Refreshment break
11.30

The nature of the challenge: A session illuminating the key questions underpinning the themes of performance & trust.

  • The changing nature of threats to the police and the public
  • How the police’s relationship with the public is being tested and any signs it’s weakening
  • Expectations communities have of the police, their understanding of their role and whether views are shifting

Arabella Kyprianides, Research Fellow, Department of Security and Crime Science, University College, London will address issues of public trust and police legitimacy.
Sara Correia, Lecturer, School of Law, University of Swansea will speak about emerging social media threats of hate crime and intolerance and links between online and off-line crime

A focused discussion on the lessons to be drawn from the research between:

Deputy Chief Constable Fiona Taylor, Police Scotland
James Slessor, Managing Director, Global Public Safety Practice, Accenture
Kim McGuinness, APCC Workforce Lead and Police and Crime Commissioner for Northumbria
Sir Tom Winsor, Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary and Chief Inspector of Fire & Rescue Services

12.45 Lunch - sponsored by Blackberry Blackberry
13.45

Address from the Keynote Speaker

14.30

Breakout Sessions

Breakout Session 1
Measuring up:
The Home Office is introducing a new performance framework on crime for police forces and ‘scorecards’ to track progress on rape cases. Is it simply the return of targets by the back door - what does it mean for chiefs & PCCs?

Chaired by:
Clive Myrie

Home Office Minister
Sophie Linden, APCC Joint Performance Lead and Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, MOPAC
Harvey Redgrave, Chief Executive, Crest Advisory
Chief Constable Shaun Sawyer, NPCC Performance Lead and Devon and Cornwall Police


Breakout session 2
Misogyny as Hate:
With police required to record crimes apparently motivated by hostility to women, how did Nottinghamshire Police manage it? What measures are other forces taking and what else is needed to combat abuse & violence against women and girls? 

Chaired by:
Katy Bourne OBE, Police and Crime Commissioner for Sussex

Martha Jephcott, Co-founder of ‘Love and Power’
Deputy Chief Constable Mark Hamilton, NPCC Hate Crime Lead and Police Service of Northern Ireland
Dr Gill Harrop, Senior Lecturer, Forensic Psychology, University of Worcester


AXONBreakout session 3 sponsored by Axon
Policing and the pandemic: 
What can the police service learn from the way it responded and adapted to the Coronavirus outbreak? Will forces be better prepared for future emergencies?  Are extra powers needed?

Chaired by
Danny Shaw
Assistant Chief Constable Owen Weatherill, Commander, Operation Talla and Hertfordshire Constabulary

Kirsty Brimelow QC, Doughty Street Chambers and Deputy High Court Judge
John Apter, National Chair, Police Federation for England and Wales
Mike Ashby-Clarke, Country Manager, Axon
Professor Yvonne Doyle CB, Medical Director for Public Health in the NHS

15.45 Refreshment break
16.15

Delivering justice
How can police, prosecutors and the court service help clear the huge backlog of cases and deliver justice? 

Introductory remarks:
David Lloyd, APCC Lead for Criminal Justice and Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire

A focused discussion with:
Chief Constable Serena Kennedy, NPCC Lead for Responsive Policing and Merseyside Police
Lord Falconer QC, Shadow Attorney General
Daniel Flury, Deputy Director, HM Courts and Tribunal Service
Max Hill QC, Director of Public Prosecutions, Crown Prosecution Service
David Lloyd, APCC Lead for Criminal Justice and Police and Crime Commissioner for Hertfordshire

17.30

BTClose of day one

Drinks reception sponsored by BT

Day 2: Friday 19th November

08.00 Registration, Refreshments and Exhibition
09.00

Five from the Floor

Five PCCs & Chiefs each give a five-minute speech on practical proposals they have for improving community safety and/or crime prevention

Debate about the proposals between:

Alison Hernandez, APCC Local Policing Lead and Police and Crime Commissioner for Devon and Cornwall
Diana Fawcett, Chief Executive Officer, Victim Support
Jayne Pascoe, Head of Partnerships and Projects, Neighbourhood Watch Network
Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney, NPCC Local Policing Lead and Hampshire Constabulary

10.15 Refreshment break
10.45

Breakout Sessions

Breakout session 1
Confidence and Consent

Confidence and consent Confidence in local policing has plummeted among Black communities, particularly among those classed as ‘Black Caribbean’. What can be done to address the problem? 

Chaired by Clive Myrie

Inspector Andrew George, President National Black Police Association and Police Service of Northern Ireland
Alison Lowe, APCC diversity lead, Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime, West Yorkshire
Chief Constable Andy Marsh QPM, Chief Executive Officer, College of Policing
Pastor Lorraine Jones, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Dwaynamics


Breakout session 2
Not just a domestic 
More forces are using domestic abuse perpetrator programmes - is it the right approach and what other measures are required?

Chaired by Donna Jones, APCC Victims Joint Lead and Police and Crime Commissioner for Hampshire

Sergeant Deborah Ashthorpe QPM, Hampshire Constabulary
Detective Superintendent David Cowley, South Yorkshire Police Domestic Abuse Lead
Nicole Jacobs, Domestic Abuse Commissioner for England and Wales


AWSBreakout session 3  sponsored by Amazon Web Services
Crime after Brexit   
Operation Venetic was a stunning pan-European law enforcement success - but could it happen with only limited access to Europol & EU intelligence databases? What steps are needed to bridge the post-Brexit gap in information and intelligence-sharing? 

Chaired by Danny Shaw

Miles Bonfield, Deputy Director, National Crime Agency
Charlene-Elise (Charlie) Anderson, Global Head, United Nations Sales Manager, Amazon Web Services
Chris Jones, Director for the International Criminality Directorate, Home Office
ACC Peter Ayling, NPCC lead on Brexit and International Criminality and Kent Police

12.00

In conversation with Abimbola Johnson and Amanda Pearson

In August Abi was appointed by the National Police Chiefs’ Council as chair of an independent panel to shape and scrutinise the NPCC’s new plan of action on race and inclusion in policing across England and Wales. A barrister and Black Londoner, Abi says she has a “passion to tackle racism and a professional understanding of crime and its causes”.

Metropolitan Police Deputy Assistant Commissioner Amanda Pearson is programme lead for the NPCC Plan of Action on Inclusion and Race. She also leads on stop-and-search for the NPCC.

13.00 Content GuruLunch and networking sponsored by Content Guru

*Programme and speakers may be subject to change.



Priti Patel



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