Criminology academics present at Asian Annual Police Service Conference

Dr Tim Parsons and Dr Daniel Silverstone attended a conference in China and delivered their papers to an international audience.

Dr Tim Parsons and Dr Daniel Silverstone were invited speakers at the Asian Annual Police Service conference, held in Hangzhou, China. Along with British delegates, the conference featured speakers from China, Japan, Taiwan, Macau, Thailand and America. The themes of the conference were police–cooperation and the implementation of academic methods to police studies. Dr Parsons presented on the subject of community policing responses to counter-terrorism, and his full paper has been accepted to appear in a special issue of the journal, Terrorism and Political Violence in 2016. Dr Silverstone, presented on the subject of the policing of Chinese organised crime in the UK, and his full paper has been accepted to appear in 2016, in the Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles