International Crime and Policing Conference 2016

Home Office conference exploring modern crime prevention.

The second Home Office International Crime and Policing conference, on the theme of ‘modern crime prevention’, took place on 22 and 23 March 2016.

The conference brought together 120 leading experts to share a wide range of perspectives on crime. It was an opportunity to highlight new research, generate ideas, showcase innovation and consider how the government, police and citizens should respond to current and future crime challenges.


Home Secretary welcome message

News stories

Ministerial speeches

Conference videos

Conference documents

Modern crime prevention research documents

  1. Crime in England and Wales: year ending Sep 2015
  2. New opiate and crack-cocaine users: characteristics and trends
  3. Local perspectives in Ending Gang and Youth Violence areas: perceptions of the nature of urban street gangs
  4. Reducing criminal opportunity: vehicle security and vehicle crime
  5. The nature of online offending
  6. An evaluation of government and law enforcement interventions aimed at reducing metal theft
  7. Modern Slavery: an application of multiple systems estimation
  8. The heroin epidemic of the 1980s and 1990s and its effect on crime trends - then and now
Published 21 March 2016
Last updated 5 April 2016 + show all updates
  1. Videos of speakers and panel discussions published.
  2. Karen Bradley's speech added.
  3. Stopping modern slavery in business video published.
  4. Home Secretary speech published.
  5. News story about knife crime agreement published.
  6. Conference documents published.
  7. Modern crime prevention strategy published.
  8. Baroness Shields' speech added.
  9. Video on tackling crime published.
  10. Baroness Shields news story published.
  11. Home Secretary welcome message published.
  12. First published.