IDeA Conference on integration of neighbourhood policing and neighbourhood management, London, 25 March, 2010

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IDeA Conference, London, 25 March, 2010

Organised by theImprovement and Development Agency (IDeA), the Local Government Association (LGA )and the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA), the conference will be looking at 12 different ‘exemplar sites’ across the UK.

These sites offer joint service delivery solutions in a range of formats, and cover a wide cross-section of the neighbourhood experience of England and Wales. These sites can demonstrate excellent practice in integrated service delivery at a local level.

Some international practice will also be showcased at the conference, and fus will be present. The City of Mulhouse, France, member of Efus, sent an application to participate to the conference following IDeA’s call.
The City will be present at the conference to share its experience in neighbourhood management with the implementation of Local Coordination Units.

More information on the conference and online booking on IDeA’s website

In the UK, “neighbourhood Policing is provided by teams of police officers and Police Community Support Officers (PCSOs), and other police agents. It aims to provide people who live or work in a neighbourhood with: Access – to local policing services through a named point of contact, Influence – over policing priorities in their neighbourhood, Interventions – joint action with partners & the public, Answers – sustainable solutions & feedback on what is being done” (source NPIA)

Neighbourhood management is about improving the way key services are delivered, tailoring them to the needs and priorities in a defined neighbourhood. Working with a neighbourhood manager and team, it requires effective participation by local residents and organisations, and commitment from local service providers to work in partnership at the strategic and neighbourhood level” (source IDeA)