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Disability Equality and Human Rights in the Criminal Justice System: Implications for Policing

February 13, 2015 @ 9:40 am - 4:00 pm

This one-day conference aims to facilitate collaboration and knowledge exchange between individuals and organisations working to enhance equality and human rights for disabled people, including those suffering mental-ill health, in the context of police and prosecution services and systems.

The conference will bring together:

  • Disabled people.
  • People working in organisations representing disabled people.
  • People working in fields of policy and law reform.
  • People working in relevant professional capacities, including police, legal professionals, social services, third sector and community groups.
  • People carrying out relevant research, from different academic disciplines.

Police and prosecutor treatment of cases involving disabled victims, including victims of hate crime will be addressed in the morning.  Police and prosecutor treatment of cases involving disabled suspects and offenders will be tackled in the afternoon.  Confirmed key note speakers and chairpersons include Lord Colin Low and Stephen Brookes MBE (Disability Hate Crime Network).

You can register your place at the event online : 

For private organisations £75.00 Register online

For public sector organisations £50.00 Register online

For charities, voluntary, third sector £35.00 Register online


February 13, 2015
9:40 am - 4:00 pm


DoubleTree by Hilton,
Granary Wharf, 2 Wharf Approach
Leeds, LS1 4BR
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