Understanding and Policing Gangs – Report launch

Recordings from the launch of our 'Understanding and Policing Gangs' report, on 28 January 2020.

Resource type: Report

The Cumberland Lodge Report, Understanding and Policing Gangs, explores the attraction to gangs, to improve public understanding and inform approaches to policing them more effectively.

It draws on the wisdom and experience of a cross-sector delegation of police officers, academics and researchers, non-governmental organisations, policymakers and practitioners, who attended a three-day conference at Cumberland Lodge in June 2019. This was the 38th annual Police Conference to take place at Cumberland Lodge.

The key themes and best-practice recommendations that emerged from our independent research and roundtable conference were reviewed and refined at an expert consultation involving diverse conference representatives and further specialists in the field, in October 2019.

Watch the report launch

Below is the live recording of the report launch, filmed live at New Scotland Yard on 28 January 2020.

Our guest panellists were:

  • Dr Simon Harding (Professor of Criminology, University of West London)

  • Chief Constable Olivia Pinkney QPM (Hampshire Constabulary)

  • Noel Williams (Criminal Justice Policy Consultant and Advisory Board Member at Peer Power)

Listen to our panel discussion

You can listen to an audio-only recording of our report launch discussions below, or via your favourite podcast hosting platform.

Read the report

You can find out more and read our Understanding and Policing Gangs report here.