Responding to Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour

This event will consider research, policy and practice in responding to crime and anti-social behaviour in the new policy context - notably in the light of public sector cuts.

Members of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies will present recent research findings on three substantive themes:-

  1. Anti-Social Behaviour: The Use and Impact of Interventions with Young People.
  2. Policing: Harnessing the Benefits of Public-Private Partnerships.
  3. Housing: Gating as Crime Prevention.

Respondents from policy and practice include:

Harvinder Saimbhi - Head of Anti-Social Behaviour Team, Leeds Community Safety

Simon Whitehead - Chief Officer, Leeds Community Safety

Calvin Beckford - Held key roles in the Metropolitan Police, ACPO Secured by Design and the Designing Out Crime Association

Jane Mowat, Chair of the National Community Safety Network, will open the event with a talk on the current challenges confronting communiting safety partnerships.

A keynote speaker from the Home Office is TBC.

A poster exhibition featuring the findings of recent research projects, including a study of 'Perceptions of Safety and Reassurance'.

A buffet lunch will be provided.

To book a place or for further information place contact Anna Barker.

Location Details

School of Law

The Liberty Building

University of Leeds

Belle Vue Road




The Liberty Building is number 16 on the campus map.