Community Safety and Resilience Conference 2018



Date: 20th April 2018 (09:00am - 16:00pm)

Venue: EPC, The Hawkhills, Easingwold, York, North Yorkshire


Explore, Discuss and Share Experiences on how:

The Unity Six Pillars of Community Policing support innovation in Governance, Practice and Technology to improve the well-being, safety and resilience of citizens and the communities in which they live across Europe.

To register your interest, please e-mail

For the full agenda, please see the below itinarary:

09:00 - 09:30                Coffee and Conference Registration
09:30 - 09:40  

Opening Remarks from West Yorkshire Police/ Unity Project

Assistant Chief Constable Catherine Hankinson
09:40- 10:15

Unity CP Pillar 1:


Trust and Confidence: Community Policing and Diversity
Dr Yvonne Hail and Dr Liz Aston (Edinburgh Napier University) and Dr Megan O’Neill (University of Dundee).
10:15- 10:50

Unity CP Pillar 2:

Crime Prevention: Estonian Police and Border Guard
10:50- 11:10 Plenary Session Panel Questions
11:10- 11:30 Coffee Break Exhibition Area Open
11:30- 12:00 Unity CP Pillar 3:

Information Sharing and Communications: The Golden

Thread of Community Safety & Resilience

Laurence Marzell, Combined Effect Lead, Serco.
12:00- 12:30 Unity CP Pillar 4:

Addressing Local Needs: Rural Crime Engagement – It’s not a One-way street

Inspector Jon Grainge, Rural Taskforce Lead,

North Yorkshire Police
12:30- 13:00 Unity CP Pillar 5:

Working in a Collaborative Manner: People, the Bedrock of


Andrew Everitt MA CBCI, Head of Exercising, Cabinet Office Emergency Planning College
13:00- 14:00 Lunch & Networking Exhibition Area Open
14:00 – 14:40 Unity CP Pillars 3-5  Plenary – The Shared Characteristics and Challenges across Community Safety & Resilience
14:40- 15:20 Unity CP Pillar 6

Accountability: West Yorkshire Police Approach to Incorporating a Citizen Focused Engagement Strategy

Chief Inspector Katie Teale & Principal Engagement Officer Beverley Adams, West Yorkshire Police.
15:20- 15:40 Plenary Session Panel questions
15:40- 16:00 Closing Remarks          West Yorkshire Police / Unity Project Coordinator
16:00 Conference End