CCJS/Frank Dawtry Memorial Lecture - The Future of Policing
The Frank Dawtry Memorial fund was set up to establish a living memorial to Frank Dawtry who was for 18 years the general secretary of the National Association of Probation Officers (NAPO) and sometime Secretary of the Campaign for the Abolition of the Death Penalty. The endowment is for a lecture to be given annually by a prominent speak on one of the following topics:
- the treatment of offenders;
- the prevention of crime;
- the administration of justice.
This year’s speaker, Peter Neyroud was Chief Constable of Thames Valley Police from 2002 until 2006, when he became chief executive of the newly created National Policing Improvement Agency. He has been a police officer since joining Hampshire Constabulary in 1980. He was appointed Assistant Chief Constable of West Mercia in 1998, reached Deputy Chief Constable two years later and was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal in 2004. He is co-author with A. Beckley of Policing, Ethics and Human Rights (2001, Willan) and co-editor with T. Newburn of the Dictionary of Policing (2008, Willan).