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Policing issues in the spotlight at UWL conference

Brochure cover from the conference on Monday

Mapping the Landscape of Violence was the subject of a captivating conference held by the University of West London (UWL), this week.

Hosted by the School of Law and Criminology (SLC) and the School of Human and Social Sciences (SHSS), the conference was first in a series of events, focusing on addressing the key issues in policing.

The conference was held on Monday, in Weston Hall, and saw around 70 attendees, interested in understanding and influencing policy and practice at all levels of policing.

Keynote speaker, Professor Betsy Stanko OBE, highlighted aspects of her internationally esteemed contribution to policing practice, especially in the area of violence against women.

Professor Betsy Stanko OBE

Dr Nicola Fowler gave an insightful talk on ground-breaking interventions to address violent extremism and the targeting and use of vulnerable people.

Dr Nicola Fowler

A rich and varied selection of presentations were given throughout the day, including youth violence, detecting aggressive behaviour through movement, honour crime and online grooming.

Take a look at our courses offered by the School of Human and Social Sciences and the School of Law and Criminology.

Tweets from the day (@PolicingUWL)