BSC Crime and Justice Statistics Network
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Professor Allan Brimicombe
Prof. Kate Bowers, Prof. Shane Johnson (UCL), Pat Mayhew OBE (Consultant Criminologist), Prof. Ravinder Barn (Royal Holloway University), Dr Ian Brennan (university of Hull), Dr Les Humphreys (University of Lancaster), Matt Ashby (Nottingham Trent University), Prof. Andromachi Tseloni (Nottingham Trent University).
Observers: John Flatley, Mark Bangs (ONS), Sophie Riley, Damon Wingfield (HO), Steve Ellerd-Elliott (MoJ) and Cassie Barton (Parliament).
The Crime and Justice Statistics Network (CJSN) is a specialist network of the British Society of Criminology and is a co-opted group of the Royal Statistical Society Statistics User Forum (RSS SUF).
Membership of the network is unrestricted. Its aims are to:
- Provide an arena for debate about the production and publication of crime and justice statistics;
- Engage and consult with the key producers of governmental crime and justice statistics;
- Work with the producers of crime and justice statistics to improve their quality and accessibility;
- Work to improve perception and public trust in crime and justice statistics, where such improvements of trust is warranted – thus working closely with official from MoJ, HO, ONS, Parliament;
- Support the proper interpretation of crime statistics;
- Encourage greater analytic use of criminal justice statistics and surveys.
To achieve these aims the CJSN engage in activities that include:
- Mounting Seminars, Meetings & conferences;
- Disseminating information through the JISCmail list CRIM-BCS-USERS;
- Responding to events and/or requests for information;
- Facilitating where possible funding for analysis.
The RSS SUF can be found here
Future events are announced in the BSC bi-monthly bulletin.
Joint BSC CJSN / RSS Social Statistics event May 18, 2020 (Cancelled)
Big Data, AI and the future of crime and justice Thursday 23rd May 2019
University of East London, Docklands Campus, E16 2RD. Lecture room WB.G.02
We’re familiar with data about the number and types of crimes reported, where they happen, and when. But how else can data be used to make society safer and the criminal justice system more just and fair? From using AI to take down extremist content online, the police disrupting hotspots using predictive analytics, to researchers giving police new insight into the perpetrators and victims of crime. This conference brings together an exciting line-up of speakers from government and academia to address some of the most exciting and challenging issues around the use of data and AI in law and order.
Speakers: Allan Brimicombe, UEL; Chair, Crime & Justice Statistics Network; Iain Bell, Deputy National Statistician, ONS; Rupert Chaplin, Home Office Analysis and Head of Data Science; Jonathan Roberts, Chief Data Scientist, Ministry of Justice; Cristina Magder, UK Data Service; Anjali Mazumder, Alan Turing Institute; Nicolas Malleson, Geographical Information Science, University of Leeds; Martina Feilzer, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Bangor University; Helen Hodges, Wales Centre for Public Policy, Cardiff University:
Other Previous Events
- Strong participation in the BSC conference in Nottingham from 7-9 July 2016
- CJSN/Police Network conference in September 2016
- CJSN Winter 2016 conference.
You can join our JISCmail list
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