School of Law

Responding to Crime and Anti-Social Behaviour

13 July 2011 | 11.00am to 3.15pm | Seminar
The Liberty Building, University of Leeds

This event will consider research, policy and practice in responding to crime and anti-social behaviour in the new policy context - notably in the light of public sector cuts and the Coalition Government's recent ASB consultation paper.

Members of the Centre for Criminal Justice Studies will present recent research findings on three substantive themes:-

  1. Anti-Social Behaviour: The Use and Impact of Interventions with Young People.
  2. Policing: Harnessing the Benefits of Public-Private Partnerships.
  3. Housing: Gating as Crime Prevention.

Respondents from policy and practice include:

Harvinder Saimbhi - Head of Anti-Social Behaviour Team, Leeds Community Safety

Simon Whitehead - Chief Officer, Leeds Community Safety

Calvin Beckford - Held key roles in the Metropolitan Police, ACPO Secured by Design and the Designing Out Crime Association

Jane Mowat, Chair of the National Community Safety Network, will open the event with a talk on the current challenges confronting communiting safety partnerships.

A keynote speaker from the Home Office is TBC.

A poster exhibition featuring the findings of recent research projects, including a study of 'Perceptions of Safety and Reassurance'.

A buffet lunch will be provided.

To book a place or for further information place contact Anna Barker.

Location Details

School of Law
The Liberty Building
University of Leeds
Belle Vue Road


The Liberty Building is number 16 on the campus map.

The Liberty Building is situated just off Moorland Road on western campus of the University of Leeds. It is situated in the north-west corner behind the Business School.

From the rail station, it is a 20 minute walk, or catch a taxi or number 56 bus which stops on Moorland Road and runs from Albion St/Woodhouse Lane/A660 every 10 minutes.

Leeds-Bradford Airport is about 25 minutes north-west by taxi via the A660.

If travelling by car, there is a visitors' car park at the south end of the University campus or four hour street parking on Belle Vue Road immediately behind the Liberty Building.

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