The UCL Jill Dando Institute organised this conference on 24th January 2017 at the British Library to mark the end of the Comissioned Partnership Programme, which has supported the What Works Centre for Crime Reduction.
This event marked the end of the Commissioned Partnership Programme, a three-year funded research programme (supported by the Economic and Social Research Council and the College of Policing) as part of the College What Works Centre. The What Works Centre for Crime Reduction is part of a network of What Works Centres created to provide robust and comprehensive evidence to guide decision-making on public spending by:
The conference highlighted outputs from the Commissioned Partnership Programme research which included:
Key speakers included:
The future of the 'What Works' enterprise as far as crime reduction is concerned, was discussed in an important final panel session chaired by Professor Dame Shirley Pearce, former Chair of the College of Policing Board.