Wednesday 24 May

Plenary session | Aula Nordica Auditorium

Chair: Faustine Kyungu 

Rick Sarre
Retired Dean of the Law School, University of South Australia
How public and private cooperation in law enforcement works and doesn’t work

Malin Eriksson
Institutionen för socialt arbete, Umeå universitet, Umeå, Sweden
Community policing, social capital, and health

Katharina von Sydow
Chair of Polisförbundet (Police Union)

Morning tea
Major sessions
Major session 3:1 Major session 3:2 Major session 3:3
Violence prevention in Stockholm by focusing on alcohol, drugs and doping – the STAD approach Defining the Role of Law Enforcement in Substance Use Prevention with Focus on School Setting Innovative tools developed by EU Horizon Research on Domestic Abuse

Chair: Patrick Widell

Chair: Dr. Ziad El-Khatib, International Public Health Expert, Prevention, Treatment and Rehabilitation Section (PTRS)/United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), Vienna

Chair: Joachim Kersten

A safer environment for both nightlife staff and patrons
Johanna Gripenberg, Head of STAD organization

The challenges and opportunities of NGO in collaboration with law enforcement officers
Matej Košir, Director, Institute for Research and Development (UTRIP), Slovenia

From victim of domestic violence to survivor - AinoAid™ -services
Anna Juusela, CEO,

Training for nightlife staff and stakeholders
Kristin Feltmann, Researcher at STAD

Position paper of the EUSPR in short: Law enforcement officers (LEO) are crucial for better prevention, if we get the right angle
Dr. Gregor Burkhart, Principal Scientific Analyst for Prevention, EMCDDA

Risk Assessment Integration Module (RAIMO)
Jarmo Houtsonen, Senior Researcher, Police University College of Finland

Clubs against drugs
Gisella Bjurhäll, Nightlife coordinator, Stockholm police

The role of Law Enforcement Officers (LEO) and the follow-up process in Spain towards the UNODC LEO guiding document “Defining the role of law enforcement in substance use prevention within schools”
Joseba Zabala Galán, Public Health Doctor

Online Training Platform for Frontline Responders to Manage Domestic Violence
Catharina Vogt, Post-doctoral student, Deutsche Hochschule der Polizei, Germany

Preventing doping in gyms
Felicia Alonzo, Inspector, Stockholm police



12.30 Lunch
12.45 Lunchtime session

Professor John Middleton 

Honorary Professor of Public Health, Wolverhampton University
Vice President, Association of Schools of Public Health in the European Region

Title: A Healthy State


Marketplace of Ideas 5

13.30-14.15 Public Health Wales interactive session
13.30 Marketplace of Ideas 6

Joint session: GLEPHA and JA TERROR – the role of law enforcement in health security

Convener: Johanna Sundquist

Seminar leaders: Karl Roberts, WHO and Bengt Skottheim, JA TERROR

João Simões,
Acting Head of CBRN & Explosives, EUROPOL - European Counter Terrorism Centre, The Netherlands

Brendan Cox,
Director of Policing Strategies for the LEAD (Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion) National Support Bureau in the US; he worked for the Albany Police department for 23 years and retired as the Chief.

Éamonn O’Moore,
Director of National Health Protection, Ireland

Round table discussions with specific topics  

 13.00 Proffered paper sessions


Proffered papper session 3:1

Proffered paper session 3:2

Proffered paper session 3:3

Populations and communities

Mental Health


Chair: Pontus Bergh

Chair: Kenneth Ögren

Chair: Åsa Sjöström

Behaviors, Fear and Mistrust of Police: understanding perceptions of police in Autistic and Autistic-adjacent communities

Presenter: Megan M Parry, University of Rhode Island

Police-related triage interventions for mental health: a rapid systematic review of recent evidence

Presenter: Nadine Dougall, Edinburgh Napier University

Contact Child Sexual Exploitation Victim – Perpetrator Dynamics: Exploring Interpersonal Communicative Patterns

Presenter: Vicky Mooney, University of Central Lancashire

Labelling segregated neighbourhoods: assessing the impact of vulnerable area designations on neighbourhood level outcomes in Sweden

Presenter: Jeffrey Mitchell, Umeå University

Building bridges and breaking barriers: exploring the technological solutions that can improve live multiagency information sharing, in order to support those who experience mental health distress.

Presenter: Callum Thomson, Edinburgh Napier University

Understanding and preventing County Lines ‘Cuckooing’ victimisation

Presenter: Laura Bainbridge, University of Leeds

Trust-building in rural areas in Sweden

Presenter: Adam Nyström, Umeå University

Interventions to reduce suicidal thoughts and behaviours in people who have had contact with the criminal justice system: A rapid review check for Australia’s National Suicide Prevention Taskforce

Presenter: Rohan Borschmann, University of Melbourne

Working together to reduce child abuse and exploitation in Taiwan

Presenter: Lanying Huang, National Taipei University

The hidden population in a market driven health care system: integrated insight into the vulnerable populations reported to police and care co-ordination points in Amsterdam

Presenter: Matty de Wit, Public Health Service Amsterdam 

The Role of Sexual Assault Referral Centres in Assessing and Responding to Mental Health and Substance Use in the UK: Findings from the National MIMOS Study

Presenter: Elizabeth Hughes, Edinburgh Napier University

DIVERT app – taking a minute to change lives of young people tomorrow

Presenter: Jack Rowlands, London Metropolitan Police Service


15.00 Afternoon Tea
15.30 Marketplace of Ideas 7

Joint session: GLEPHA and JA TERROR – the role of law enforcement in health security (continued)

Convener: Johanna Sundquist

15.30 Proffered paper sessions


Proffered papper session 3:5 Proffered paper session 3:6 Proffered paper session 3:7
Incarceration Police cultures and practices Drugs
Chair: Mattias Hjertstedt Chair: Sarah Ericsson Chair: Carina Nyman

Evaluating vaccine and health literacy in European prisons: a cross-sectional study

Presenter: Davide Petri, University of Pisa

Understanding the impact of police bail refusal on public health

Presenter: Isabelle Bartkowiak-Théron, University of Tasmania

Minor drug offenses and the use of coercive measures towards youth – who is subjected and on what grounds?

Presenter: Susanne Egnell, University of Malmö

Migrant minors in detention – what is the best child protection?

Presenter: Mattias Hjertstedt, Umeå university

Ambiguous Police Pride – worthy of great things

Presenters: Jonna Lappalainen, Bengt Bergman, Centre for Practical Knowledge, Södertörn University and Department of Education, Umeå University

Childhood Adversity, Self-control, and the Risk of Illicit Drug Use: Findings from a Sample of Female Prisoners in Taiwan

Presenter: Yi-Fen Lu, Ming Chuan University

Evaluating a peer-led intervention to support clients to vacate warrants following release from prison: a case study from British Columbia, Canada

Presenter: Mo Korchinski, University of British Columbia

'Stuck in a Rut?' - An Investigation into the Suitability of Current Police Logics for Current & Future Challenges

Presenter: Jamie Hobday, University of Chester

Judging Recovery: A Qualitative Analysis of ‘Care’ and ‘Control’ in a Scottish Drug Court

Presenter: Amy Loughery, University of Leeds

Guiding principles of a peer-led intervention to support the transition to community among people released from prison in British Columbia, Canada

Presenter: Pamela Young

Drink driving – why we often fail to learn from best practice

Presenter: Matej Košir, Institute for Research and Development "Utrip"

Reducing criminal recidivism associated with substance misuse: The Set Free Model

Presenter: Ryan Ray, 61Sixty Social Innovation Lab

Co-creation of educational tools on vaccination for prison staff

Presenter: Jemima Chantal D’Arcy, UK Health Security Agency

Criminalising cyberbullying: exploring perceived punishment from police officers

Presenter: Nazirah Hassan, National University of Malaysia

Does affected people being detained on the wrong grounds by the police and without receiving the right kind of care

Presenter: Christian Jensen, Swedish Police Authority, Region Vast/Nordost


Reducing speeding with a procedurally just flyer: The Queensland Speeding Engagement Trial (QSET)

Presenter: Lyndel Bates,School of Criminology and Criminal Justice and Griffith Criminology Institute, Griffith University



Closing ceremony