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Are you interested in how best to support older people who have been victims of crime?

Join us for this free event in Birmingham which will share the findings of a recent investigation into how older crime victims are supported.

What to expect on the day

  • Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services will share their research on the topic
  • Age UK Birmingham and Sandwell will speak about their ongoing work
  • Durham University will provide an academic perspective
  • West Midlands Police will share their response to the research projects

Agenda

10:30am - 11:00am

Optional Dementia Friends session

11:00 am

Registration and refreshments

11:10am

Welcome

11:15am

Findings from Her Majesty’s Inspectorate

11:30am

Academic Research from Durham University, Hannah Bows, Assistant Professor in Criminal Law, Director of Equality and Diversity (Durham Law School), Deputy Director of the Centre for Research into Violence and Abuse (CRiVA), Co-Director of the Centre for Criminal Law and Criminal Justice (CCLCJ)

11:45am

Age UK Birmingham and Sandwell

12:00pm

West Midlands Police: A response and new initiatives, DCI Adam Henderson

12:15pm

Panel discussion

12:45pm

Ends

Key 'takeaways'

  • Making referrals and support more widespread and effective
  • Proactive safeguarding
  • Prevent potential victimisation and bolster resilience

Getting there

Address:

Library of Birmingham
Broad Street
Birmingham
B1 2ND

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