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Managing Sexual and Violent Offenders (MOSOVO) CPD conference 6-7 October 2021

Best practice around the Management of Sexual and Violent Offenders (MOSOVO)

Headline sponsor is Cyan Forensics and silver sponsor is Detigo Digital Forensics

• Online via MS Teams
• Certificates of CPD available for this event


The Investigator is hosting a two day CPD conference to debate challenges and opportunities around the management of serious and violent offenders (MOSOVO).

It will be opened by Chief Constable Michelle Skeer, the National Police Chief’s Council lead on the Management of Sexual and Violent Offenders (MOSOVO) who will provide an outline of national developments. She will be joined by a line-up of expert speakers from law enforcement, industry and academia.

We’ll be looking at challenges around managing offenders through MAPPA and the challenges and opportunities of multi-agency working; legal powers such as Sexual Risk Orders, Sexual Harm Prevention Orders, Notification Orders, proactive monitoring using technology, the importance of positive programmes to reintegrate sex offenders into the community as well as the importance of officer welfare.

Who should attend?

It is aimed at officers working in MOSOVO Teams, Public Protection Units, Offender Management Units, Online Paedophile Teams as well as other agencies including Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service, academia and the Third Sector.




Day One

9am-9.10am: Welcome and introduction, Carol Jenkins, The Investigator

9.10am-9.30am: The current threat landscape in the UK and the policing response, Chief Constable Michelle Skeer, QPM, National Police Chief’s Council Lead for the Management of Sexual Offenders and Violent Offenders.

9.30am-10.30am: How the Home Office Child Abuse Image Database (CAID) can provide further lines of inquiry into offending behaviour, James Traynor, MBE, Senior Product Manager

10.30am-10.50am: Break

10.50am-11.40am: Polygraph assisted risk assessment of MOSOVO offenders: DI Martin Hodgson, Cumbria Police

11.40am-12.20pm: How Cyan Offender Manager can support the work of offender managers and offender manager visits, Graham Little, Cyan Forensics

12.20pm-1pm: Lunch

1pm-1.40pm: How Surrey Police has established a new High Harm Perpetrator Unit (HHPU) that has developed an algorithm to support the identification of high harm perpetrators, Det Supt Becky Molyneux and DCI Amy Buffoni, Public Protection, Surrey Police

1.40pm-2.20pm: The Detego Forensics Platform: An Effective On-Scene Offender Management Triage Solution. Forensic tools built for sensitive site exploitation in time-critical situations transferred to a simple, non-technical and intuitive deployable platform, Andy Lister, Global Business Development Director

2.20pm-2.50pm: Break

2.50pm-3.30pm: The management of Transnational Child Sex Offenders, Hazel Stewart, Investigations Manager, Specialist Advice and Investigations Team CEOP

3.30pm-4.10pm: Supporting and reintegrating people with a sexual conviction in the community: a project to provide a dedicated community centre, Professor Belinda Winder, Research Director, Centre for Crime, Offending, Prevention and Engagement (COPE) Sexual Offences, Crime and Misconduct Research Unit (SOCAMRU) School of Social Sciences, Nottingham Trent University

4.20pm: Day One finishes



Day Two

9am-9.40am: 'Supporting desistance for people with sexual and violent convictions on the Offender Personality Disorder Pathway', Caitriona Higgins, Consultant Forensic Psychologist and Dr Ophelia Phillips, Consultant Clinical Psychologist

9.45am-10.35am: Operation Jigsaw: The Met Police response to sex offender management, DI Mike Sunman, Central Jigsaw Team, Met Police

10.35am-10.50am: Break

10.50am-11.40am: The National MAPPA Evaluation: Preliminary findings, Dr Natalie Mann, Senior Research Fellow, The Policing Institute for the Eastern Region (PIER), ARU and Professor Sam Lundrigan, PIER Director

11.40am-12.10pm: Getting the most out of Cyan Offender Manager - a view from the front line of Offender Management, Bruce Wilson, Cyan Forensics and Vinny Parmar, West Midlands Police

12.10pm-12.40pm: Lunch

12.40pm-1.20pm: Sexual Risk Orders and other civil orders and their role in managing offenders in the community: Best practice from DC Wayne Pilkington, Lincolnshire Police Paedophile Online Investigation Team

1.20pm-2.10pm: Best practice and experiences around joint working between police and probation service in Essex, A/DI James Gray, MOSOVO Proactive North. Crime and Public Protection Command, Essex Police, Sarah Port, National Probation Service

2.10pm-2.50pm: Digital trends and Emerging Technologies that are relevant to the management of serious and violent offenders: Neil Greenough, Digital Media Specialist, Lancashire Police (retired) and now trainer at Vestigo Consulting

3pm: Conference closes


Cost: £294.99 + VAT (GBP) per delegate (LEA and Government Agency rate). Industry rate: £399.99 + VAT (GBP)

Booking: Please send the delegates name(s), email address(es) and purchase order (made out to The Investigator) to or telephone +44(0)844 660 8707 for further information. 


If you require 5 or more delegates from the same organisation please contact us for a group discount quote. Industry delegates will be assessed on a case by case basis due to the nature of the content.


Under no circumstances will a delegate be able to register using a free webmail address (ie: gmail, Yahoo, Outlook, Hotmail, AOL etc) but you can use one to login into Teams once your work email has been verified.

Payment can be made by PayPal/debit/credit card (corporate card fees apply + 3%). 

The meeting link will be sent out 7 days before the event.

Important disclaimer

Please note, we respectfully ask that only delegates who have paid for a place are permitted to attend our virtual conference. If you would like to attend as a group of more than 5 delegates from the same force/organisation then please contact us for group rates.

Please refer to the College of Policing Code of Ethics 2014 for guidance. Please see page 11 section 7, which states: ‘I will treat information with respect, and access or disclose it only in the proper course of my duties’

Joining the event

All delegates are required to login with the name that is assigned to their email address, anyone that logs in as a guest, anonymous or a name not on the registration list will be removed from the conference.


LEA/Government delegates can supply an alternative email address after their work email address has been verified if they are working from home and using their own electronic devices.

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