Criminal Investigations conference - 18 May 2011
The detectives who were involved in the Sarah Payne and Ipswich Murders will be speaking at the latest in our conferences devoted to best practice in major crime.
• Roy Lambert one of the SIOs in the Ipswich Murders will provide a snapshot of this unique murder investigation including best practice around the management of scenes, forensic experts and the use of technology to present evidence.
• Martyn Underhill, a former DCI who was involved in the Sarah Payne Murder investigation will talk about a unique forensic and crime scene investigation tool being developed by Bournemouth University with his colleague forensic scientist David Ossleton.
• Max McLean the former Det Chief Supt who headed the Homicide and Major Enquiry Team at West Yorkshire Police will be presenting exclusive research into murder trends over the past 30 years in West Yorkshire and offer strategies to SIOs.
• Leading scientists Dr Patricia Wiltshire and Professor David Hawksworth, CBE -will look at how to maximise the potential of crime scene evidence as well as a look at how fungal markers can be used as crime scene footprints.
• Iain Spinks Gillen, from Thames Valley Police will be speaking about the benefits and pitfalls of using open source intelligence in major crime investigations.
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ANPR conference - 19 May
The Investigator is hosting this exciting new conference that looks at best practice in using Automatic Number Plate Recognition Technology (ANPR) as a valuable intelligence tool in major crime investigations.
Aimed at investigators of all levels and ranks, the conference features expert practitioners from three forces - South Yorkshire, Lancashire and West Midlands who are at the forefront of using ANPR in innovative ways in major crime investigations.
The conference will also feature i2 - who has developed innovative softwear for analysing ANPR data.
• Det Supt Simon Giles, Head of Intelligence and Sgt Mark Sharples, ANPR supervisor, Lancashire Police: 'investigative use of ANPR in major crime investigations'
• Inspector Simon Slack, force ANPR lead and DC Shaun Hill, intelligence cell major investigation teams, South Yorkshire Police: 'best practice in using ANPR in homicide investigations'
• Sgt Ian Orton, ANPR lead, West Midlands Police: 'Unlocking the potential of ANPR - an investigator's guide'
• Martin Nathan, product manager i2 - innovative ANPR intelligence software
• Hertfordshire Constabulary ANPR lead
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