Policing Domestic Violence: New Evidence for Practice Conference

23 March 2017

College Court, Leicester

The Policing Domestic Violence conference provided a platform for the discussion of the domestic violence policy framework and showcased cutting-edge research on policing domestic violence.

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Opening Remarks

Lord William Bach, Leicestershire Police and Crime Commissioner


Project 360: An intervention to address victim-police engagement in domestic violence cases

Dr. Jesse Matheson, University of Leicester


Project CARA: Update on randomized controlled trial testing the effectiveness of a workshop programme for low severity domestic abuse offenders

Professor Heather Strang, Cambridge University


Policy Panel 1: Police response to domestic abuse

Zoë Billingham, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary


Policy Panel 2: Policing domestic abuse relevant policy

Sally Holmes, DCI, West-Midlands Police


Policy Panel 3: Domestic abuse—everybody’s business

Polly Neate, Chief executive, Women’s Aid


Evidence Based Policing

Rachel Tuffin, Director, Knowledge, Research and Education, College of Policing


Domestic Abuse Matters 2.0 or Policing Coercive Control: What should success look like?

Dr. Iain Brennan, Hull University


Achieving Best Evidence in Rape Cases with Complainants who were Alcohol-Intoxicated During the Assault

Dr. Heather Flowe, Loughborough University


Police, Camera, Evidence: The impact of body worn video on the criminal justice outcome of domestic abuse incidents and other trials

Catherine Owens, College of Policing