Presentations & Interviews

These presentations often also include the Conjunction of Criminal Opportunity.

Planning local crime prevention evaluations: How to make intelligent choices. Säkraplatser (Safer Places) Workshop, Stockholm, November 2017

Capturing and sharing knowledge of practical crime prevention: Is the 5Is framework a suitable process model for CPTED? 2016 Korean CPTED Association International Conference on CPTED, Gangnam, Seoul

5Is poster presented at UK Knowledge Mobilisation Forum, NESTA, February 2014. It was a runner-up! Here’s the poster, produced in haste with help from Rita Maldonado Branco. Feel free to print but please give due credit.

Implementation Issues (and More) in Evaluation.  Project Oracle, Creating Evidence Champions, London (2013).

A seminar in this series    on creating evidence champions with particular emphasis on youth services and crime prevention.

‘The 5Is framework: Designed to share know-how and improve performance in crime prevention’.  Design and Crime conference, University of Technology Sydney, Australia (2012).

Emphasis on the contribution of design to the development of 5Is and its role in helping crime prevention practitioners ‘draw on design’ thinking in their everyday work.

Capturing, assessing, transferring and applying knowledge of good practice in crime prevention: the 5Is framework.  Australian Institute of Criminology, Canberra (2012).

Updated account of 5Is focusing on offender-oriented action, using Irish Youth Justice examples. Video here.

5Is meets 3rd Party Policing – not to mention 9Cs. University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia (2012).

Contribution to a round-table session at UQ with Lorraine Mazerolle’s team in which we explored the relationship between Involvement of 5Is with the concept of 3rd Party Policing. Conclusion was that these approaches would fit very well together.

Why Crime Science needs Better FrameworksKey Centre for Ethics, Law, Justice and Governance, Griffith University, Brisbane, Australia (2012).

Identifies a range of strategic and practical challenges for crime science, reviews shortcomings of traditional crime science frameworks for coping with these challenges and commends 5Is and other advanced crime frameworks as better fit for this purpose.

Involvement of individuals and organisations in crime prevention – a case of failure to get a grip on implementation (2012)                                                                     21st ECCA Seminar, Stavern, Norway

Describes Partnership, Mobilisation and Climate-setting illustrated with a case study of involvement failure centring on the trial of the Grippa clip

Crime prevention and the conceptual frame game’ (2012) MSc Crime Science, UCL Department of Security and Crime Science.

In-depth introduction to the need for conceptual frameworks in crime prevention, including CCO and 5Is with Operation Moonshine example.

Identification and application of Best Practice in Crime Prevention – some fundamental questions and some attempted answers’ (2006). European Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN) Best Practices Conference, Häämeenlinna, Finland.

Leads 5Is towards evaluative criteria for practice, delivery and policy – largely incorporated within 5Is book.

The 5Is framework: Securing the knowledge of crime prevention and community safety’ (2012). Annual meeting, Danish SSP (School, Social services, Police), Vejle, Denmark.

Presents 5Is with emphasis on offender-oriented ‘social’ interventions, an updated and abbreviated version of ‘Irish Is’ (2008, below).

Framing crime prevention, capturing knowledge – 5Is and beyond’ (2011).  Beccaria Programme final conference, Lower Saxony Crime Prevention Council, Hanover.

Relates 5Is to planned European Masters degree in crime prevention, centring on types of crime prevention knowledge (the ‘7Ks’).

‘Securing the knowledge: the 5Is framework for improving performance in crime prevention, security and community safety’ (2010). Occasional seminar, Australian Institute of Criminology, Canberra. Download slides and audio/video.

Comprehensive account of the rationale and nature of 5Is.

Citizen participation in crime prevention’. (2010) General Assembly of the European Forum for Urban Safety / the Annual International Forum of the German Congress on Crime Prevention, Berlin.

Focuses on Involvement, with a case study of Involvement failure concerning design, installation and trialling of table clipos to prevent bag theft in bars.

‘What is ‘community’? How can we serve it, and deploy it, in the name of crime prevention?(2012). Conference on Community Crime Prevention and Citizen Participation, Bremen, Germany.

Presents the ‘community’ dimensions of 5Is.

Let’s face it – crime prevention is complex’ (2010). Keynote presentation, ANZ Society of Criminology annual conference, Canberra.

Account of complexity which is largely covered in Chapters 4-5 of 5Is book.

Capturing, assessing, transferring and applying knowledge of good practice in crime prevention:  the 5Is framework’ (2008). Irish Youth Justice Service first biennial conference ‘Best Practice for Youth Justice, Best Practice for all’, Ballyconnell, Irish Republic.

Presents 5Is with emphasis on offender-oriented ‘social’ interventions in a youth justice context.  Similar to Danish SSP presentation 2012 above, but more detail.

Interview for European Urban Knowledge Network

Some basic questions and answers about 5Is and the inadequacy of existing knowledge bases for good practice (2012)


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