Friday 30 October 2020

Community Safety

East Midlands Councils is holding a half day event on Community Safety, which will provide an overview of Community Safety issues facing local government. 

Confirmed speakers at the event include

  • Detective Superintendent Terry Branson, Director of Intelligence, Derbyshire Constabulary
  • Mark Norris, Senior Adviser, LGA
  • Lorraine Kenny, Anti-Social Behaviour Team Leader at Oldham Council
  • Andy Thomas, Head of Community Safety and Partnerships, Derby City Council
  • Cllr Peter Robinson, Lincolnshire County Council and chair of the East Midlands Anti- Human Trafficking Partnership
  • Ed Hammond, Head of Programmes (Local Accountability), Centre for Public Scrutiny 

The event will include information on;

  • Police and Crime Commissioners and their future
  • Police and Crime Panels
  • Community Safety Partnership funding
  • Serious and organised crime
  • Extremism and radicalisation
  • Violence against women and girls (including domestic abuse and FGM)
  • New Anti-Social Behaviour tools and powers
  • Legal highs
  • Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Human Exploitation Bill 

The objectives for the event;

  • To provide an overview of community safety and policing issues facing councils in 2015, including Anti-Social Behaviour Act.
  • To provide front line details of how authorities are working with partners in innovative ways to deal with community safety issues they are facing.
  • To provide details of the new Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act tools and powers and detail what Oldham Council has been doing on dealing with Anti-Social Behaviour.
  • To provide an overview of the Community Safety work and priorities of Derby City Council.
  • To provide an overview of the Police’s community safety priorities and to provide details of how the police are working in partnership across the region.
  • To provide an overview of the Modern Slavery, Human Trafficking and Human Exploitation Bill and the new role for local authorities to report suspected trafficking.
  • To provide an update on the work of Police and Crime Panels after over two years of operation and thoughts on what the future holds.

This event is part of the Regional Programme of Briefing events for Councillors and responds directly to requests from Councillors for updates on previous briefing event.

 Venue

Derby City Council, The Council House, Corporation Street, Derby, DE1 2FS

Timings

The event will start at 10:00, with registration from 9:30 and will finish at 13:00. Lunch will be served at the end of the event. 

For further details of the other sessions in the Regional Programme of Briefing events for Councillors see www.emcouncils.gov.uk/Professional-Development-for-Councillors 

Costs

The cost of attending each session is free to subscribing authorities, each subscribing local authority has been allocated two free places per session. Additional places for subscribing authorities can be purchased at an extra cost of just £40.

The cost of attending this event is £85 per person if your authority does not subscribe to the programme.

How to book 

Please contact Lisa Bushell lisa.bushell@emcouncils.gov.uk or 01664 502640

2014/15 programme dates

24 February 2015 - Employment Matters - local authorities driving jobs and skills

For further details of the other sessions in the Regional Programme of Briefing events for Councillors see www.emcouncils.gov.uk/Professional-Development-for-Councillors 

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