TI LOGO NEW 1 1 1.png

Investigative Decision Making for frontline investigators CPD workshop 2 March 2022


9.10am-9.20am: Welcome and introduction, Carol Jenkins, The Investigator

9.20am-10.10am:  Introduction to the concept of investigative decision making, Simon Harding, National SIO of the Year 2020, recently retired Detective Chief Inspector

10.10am-11am: How the murder of Janelle Duncan-Bailey demonstrated the impact of good and bad decision making on an investigation, Simon Harding, National SIO of the Year 2020, recently retired Detective Chief Inspector

11am-11.20am: Break

11.20am-12.10pm: addressing common reasons for poor decision making and how to make better decisions in high pressure situations. Steve Keogh, trainer and former homicide investigator

12.10pm-12.50pm: Accelerate digital evidence review by enabling secure agency-wide collaboration from anywhere, anytime with Magnet REVIEW, Rhys Tooby, Chris Blight, Magnet Forensics

12.50pm-1.20pm: Break

1.20pm-2.10pm: Analysing decision logs to Understand Decision Making in Serious Crime Investigations, research findings, Coral Dando, Professor of Forensic Psychology at the University of Westminster, 

2.10pm-3pm: How cognitive bias could affect your decision making in relation to victims, witnesses and suspects and how to challenge and address this, Professor Jason Roach, Director of the Secure Societies Institute, Professor of Policing and Crime, University of Huddersfield and co-author of the 2019 book Decision Making in Police Inquiries and Critical Incidents.

3pm-3.50pm:  What is cognitive bias in a forensic context and how can it affect decision making? Practical steps to raise awareness and address your own cognitive bias, Professor Gillian Tully, CBE, former Home Office Forensic Science Regulator

4pm: Workshop closes