Frank Dawtry Annual Memorial Lecture 2019 – Will Linden, Acting Director of the Scottish Violence Reduction Unit

When:
April 30, 2019 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2019-04-30T17:00:00+01:00
2019-04-30T19:00:00+01:00
Where:
University of Leeds, Law School
Liberty Building
Belle Vue Road, Leeds
LS2 9JT
Cost:
Free

Abstract

In a context of concern over knife crime, Will Linden, Acting Director of the Scottish Violence Reduction Unit, will speak about the ground- breaking work of the unit in tackling violence.

Respondent: Andy Peaden, Head of Leeds Youth Offending Service.

About the Speaker

Will Linden has been with Police Scotland for more than 13 years. Since being appointed to the Violence Reduction Unit in March 2005 he has been involved in a number of projects including the development of the Homicide/Deaths Database and CIRV (Community Initiative to Reduce Violence), Injury Surveillance, Mentors in Violence Prevention, Employability/Desistence programmes and has provided much of the research and strategy development in support of the Violence Reduction Strategy for Scotland.

Will specialises in behavioural and geographic analysis of violence and received a number of awards from the Association for Geographic Information (AGI) and the National Police Improvement Agency (NPIA), for his work. Will has promoted the work of the VRU and his research at both a national and international level.

Location Details

LECTURE THEATRE LG.06

School of Law
Liberty Building
University of Leeds
LS2 9JT

For sat navs, please use the postcode for Moorland Road, LS6 1AN.

The Liberty Building can also be found on the campus map.

All welcome. This is a free event, though registration is required via Eventbrite.

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