REPORT ON THE INTERNATIONAL CRIME PREVENTION CONFERENCE 2011 SINGAPORE

Between 14 and 17 November ACPC Chairman Master Peter Norman, accompanied by former ACPC President Judge Andrew Wilson, Ms Astrid Macleod and Mrs Julie Wilson attended the International Crime Prevention Conference held at the Suntec Centre, Singapore.
The Conference was convened by the National Crime Prevention Council, Singapore , whose Chairman, Mr Tan Kian Hoon, had visited Adelaide for ACPC’s January 2011 Asia Pacific Crime Prevention Forum.
Guests at the Conference included Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye, National Chairman, and Datuk Muhammad Faud B Talib, Board member, both of the Malaysian Crime Prevention Foundation, who had each attended ACPC’s Forum in Adelaide.
Nearly 400 other people from 20 jurisdictions attended the conference.
After a welcome by Mr Tan, the Conference was opened by Mr S Iswaran, Second Minister for Home Affairs, Singapore, and addressed by Interpol President Khoo Boon Hui.
Mr Masaghos Zulkifli bin Masagos Mohamad, Minister of State, Singapore, was also in attendance.



Mrs Julie Wilson, Tan Kian Hoon, Judge Andrew Wilson, Master Peter Norman, Ms Astrid Macleod



Mr Tan, Chairman NCPF


Police Commissioner Ng Joo Hee



 
CONFERENCE DINNER
The Conference dinner was held on Wednesday 16 November and the 30th Birthday of the Singapore National Crime Prevention Council was celebrated.  The Guest of Honour was Mr Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore.  As a highlight of the dinner, the book “Making Singapore Safe:Thirty Years of the National Crime Prevention  Council” describing the history and activities of the Council was launched.


Conference Dinner Venue



Mr Tan Kian Hoon, Mr Teo Chee Hean and Mr Ng Joo Hee



Mr Eric Low, Deputy Chairman NCPF





SITE VISITS
Following the Conference, site visits were arranged for delegates to the Singapore Home Team academy, the Police Coast Guard, Tuas Checkpoint and the Jurong Island Chemical Hub Security Checkpoint. Others attended a criminality and terrorism workshop with the Home Team Behavioural Sciences Unit, Singapore Police Psychology Unit and Singapore prison Psychologists.

REGIONAL MEETING
During the course of the Conference, Master Norman and Judge Wilson  held meetings with the Singapore and Malaysian delegates to follow up on the resolutions at the Adelaide Forum to develop a network of crime prevention councils in the region.
 
LINKS
Conference Website
Opening Ceremony Speech by Mr S Iswaran, Minister in Prime Minister's Office and Second Minister for Home Affairs and Trade & Industry, 15 November 2011
Speech by Mr Masagos Zulkifli, Minister of State for Home Affairs and Foreign Affairs, 16 November 2011



KEYNOTE SPEECHES


The following Keynote speeches were presented:
 
The Interpol Global Complex:  Paving the Way for Future Policing
Mr Ronald Noble
Secretary General, Interpol

Crime Terrorism and Police Legitimacy
Lord Blair of Broughton
Non Executive Chairman, Blue Light Global Solutions
Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, IK 2005-2008


 
TRENDS IN TRANSNATIONAL CRIMES


 
The Evolution of International Terrorism: From the Black Banners to the Arab Spring
Mr Ali Soufan, CEO The Soufan Group
Former FBI Supervisory Special Agent
Author of “The Black Banners: The Inside Story of 9/11 and the War Against al-Qaeda”
 
Alternative Routes to Intervention
Mr Paul Evans
Director KPMG
Former executive Director Strategy and Prevention, Serious Organized Crime Agency UK
 
Cyber Crime: Report and Solutions
Mr Adam Palmer
Lead Cyberspace Advisor, Norton
 
Use of New Media to Fight Crime: Implications of Social Networking on Policing and Terrorism
Professor Mick Kelty
Adjunct Professor ANU
Commissioner of the AFP 2001-200
 
Teaching Kids to Protect Themselves Online through the Cyeronia Game
Mr Lum Hon Fye
Chairman of Infocomm Technology Committee
National Crime Prevention Council, Singapore
 
The Changing Nature of Community Policing
Mr Ng Joo Hee
Commissioner of Police
Singapore Police Force
 
The Changing Nature of Communities and Implications for Community Policing
Mr Taisuke Kanayama
Executive Director, Organization for Small & Medium Enterprises and Regional Innovation Japan
Former Director of the Police Policy Research Centre, Tokyo
 
Bystander Intervention and Fear of Crime in Grassroots Crime Prevention in China
Dr Lena Zhong
Assistant Professor
City University of Hong Kong
 
The Importance of Community Policing During Troubled Times
Mr Stephen White
Former Deputy Police Chief for Northern Ireland
Special Advisor to the European Union’s Secretary General; and Head of Mission for the EU’s Integrated Rule of Law Mission for Iraq
 
FORGING RESILIENCY IN CORPORATES, NGOS AND SOCIETY AT LARGE
 
Managing the risk of Fraud and Corruption in Corporates and NGOs
Mr Toby Bishop
Director Deloitte Forensic Center
Co-Author of “Corporate resiliency Managing the Growing Risk of Fraud and corruption”
 
Corporate Social Responsibility and Crime Prevention Disrupting the Economics of Child Exploitation on the Internet
Ms Bindu Sharma
Asia Pacific Policy Director
International Centre for Missing and Exploited Children
 
Singapore Towards a Safer and More Resilient Community: The Singapore Grassroots Experience
 Mr Chia Tze Yee
Group Director (Engagement Programme Cluster)
People’s association, Singapore
 
TACKLING YOUTH CRIME
 
Youths At Risk: A Needs Led Assessment Approach to Interventions
Dr Louis Almond
School of Psychology
University of Liverpool UK
 
A Psychological Perspective of Youth Crime Offenders: A Singaporean Study
Mr Majeed Khader
Director, Home Team Behavioural Sciences Centre
Home Team Academy
Singapore
 
Prospects for Youth Offender Rehabilitation in Singapore
A Review of Principles, Policies and Practices
Ms Nancy Ng
Director, Central Youth Guidance Office
Ministry of Community Development Youth and Sports
Singapore
 
Peter Norman
Astrid Macleod

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