9th National Analyst’s Conference

Event Summary

An essential annual event for all crime and intelligence analysts, offering a place to discover and share in the latest investigation techniques and tools.

9th National Analysts Conference

About the Event

If you are a crime and intelligence analyst then you can’t afford to miss this two day event that provides all the latest thinking in the world of analysis that will help inform your role on the frontline.

You can also meet up with fellow analysts and share your experiences and best practice and celebrate all that is great about being an analysts.

  • Headline sponsor: i2. Silver sponsor: JTOL

  • An essential event in the calendar of all crime and intelligence analysts from police forces, wider law enforcement and public and private sector who are committed to furthering their Continuous Professional Development

  • Follows on from the success of our eighth event in November which attracted more than 200 analysts from the UK and internationally

  • Join us for two days of best practice sharing and all the latest thinking in the ever-evolving world of analysis

  • Ideal opportunity to network and engage with fellow analysts and to debate current and future issues

  • Recognises the achievements of analysts as a professional body of experts who now play an integral part in law enforcement and other public and private sector organisations

  • Join us for our networking bowling evening on the evening of April 23.


Day One

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


9.10am-10.10am: An insight into the work of analysts from the Met Police newly set-up Developing Threats Team. They are breaking new ground in layering up data sets and using large scale analysis techniques to see new opportunities for disruption in serious and organised crime, Andrew Dunn and Rian Charles, Intelligence Analysts.

This session will be introduced by Mark Parkinson, Head of Analysis and Research, Digital and Specialist Capability, Met Police, to highlight how analysts are being deployed in innovative ways in the force and playing an integral part in the identification and disruption of serious criminality in London.


10.10am-11am: How analysts have changed the way the North West Region polices ownership of firearms and responds to firearms thefts with its innovative working, Rosanna Guest, Intelligence Analyst, Firearms Regional Intelligence Unit, North West Regional Organised Crime Unit (NWROCU)


11am-11.30am: Break


11.30am-12.20pm: West Yorkshire Police analysts have designed an analytical product to identify area of concerns around Serious and Organised Crime that details crime, vulnerabilities, demographics and intelligence which then drives operational activity,  Micaela Farrar, Senior Threat Desk Analyst and Research Co-ordinator, Force Threat Desk and Jennifer Dennison, Serious and Organised Crime Analyst, West Yorkshire Police


12.20pm-1.10pm: Headline sponsor presentation: Using Social Network Analysis for Targeted Disruption, Early Intervention and CHIS Identification, Seth Cooke, Technical and Tradecraft Subject Matter Expert, i2


1.10pm-2pm: Lunch


2pm-2.40pm: Three common areas of concern that could impact analysts and their analysis and practical strategies to overcome them. The three areas include concerns around: pushing the boundaries of analysis, communicating work to a wider audience and fear of change, Jon Ayres, Intelligence Analysis Manager, Force Review Team, Thames Valley Police


2.40pm-3.20pm: Silver sponsor presentation: Operation Permian, catching a killer; the investigation into the disappearance of new mother Abbie Richardson was enhanced with the capabilities of the GeoTime software to swiftly locate her and when events took a dark turn, rapidly bring a suspect to justice, PC Sam Hollings, West Yorkshire Police.


3.20pm-3.50pm: Break


3.50pm-4.40pm: Exploring Communications Data Opportunities: Thinking beyond call data and understanding IP Addresses, Fenella Wheatley, Communications Data Special Point of Contact, Met Police


4.40pm-5.10pm: Digital Intelligence for a Safer World – Utilising a Web Intelligence Platform to Enhance Investigations, Emma Wilson, Cobwebs Technologies


5.10pm: Day one finishes


Day Two 

8.50am-9am: Welcome and introduction, Carol Jenkins, The Investigator


9am-9.50am: Launch of innovative Capabilities Platform that will underpin the work of analysts from the National Tackling Organised Exploitation Programme, Lois Begley, Senior Intelligence Analyst, TOEX Programme, East Midlands Special Operations Unit and Lee Allen, Senior Intelligence Analyst, TOEX Programme, Tarian


9.50am-10.30am: The role of Wellbeing Trauma Support Dogs in providing support and advice to investigators and analysts in UK police forces and law enforcement, Paul Roe, former police officer who runs the organisation Blue Paw and Holly, the Wellbeing Trauma Support Dog. Paul will be presenting, and Holly will be on hand to demonstrate how she works


10.30am-11am: Break


11am-11.40am: An update on the College of Policing Data Analytics, Literacy and Ethics Project, Mandy Kaur and Arnold Acheampong, project leads, College of Policing


11.40am-12.20pm: How can analysts and investigators access cloud stored data and what can they get back? DI Adam Bryant, Head of Digital Operations, National Digital Exploitation Service


12.20pm-1.10pm: Lunch


1.10pm-1.50pm: Being prepared for emotionally demanding research and analysis in policing, Dr Amy Burrell, Research Fellow, School of Psychology, University of Birmingham


1.50pm-2.30pm: Who Am I? Introversion, Anxiety and A Lack of Confidence. Clarifying distinctions between introversion, anxiety and lack of confidence while debunking misconceptions and providing practical coping strategies to help individuals thrive personally and professionally, Sarah Bryer, Coach and Mentor, known for her work in raising awareness and understanding of introverts.

2.30pm: Conference finishes


Delegates can engage with colleagues and take part in demonstrations and presentations during the breaks during day one and two.

We would also like to invite our delegates to our Bowling Networking Evening on the evening of April 23. The evening will provide delegates with the opportunity to engage with fellow analysts in an informal atmosphere.

The bowling is a free event (subject to numbers). Thanks to the sponsors Black Rainbow for sponsoring the event.


Option 1: Delegate place only: £399.99 + VAT (GBP) per delegate, includes daytime refreshment and food on both day.

Option 2: Delegate place, plus B&B on 23 April: £549.99 + VAT (price may vary, please contact us).

Option 3: Delegate place, plus B&B on 22 & 23 April: £699.99 + VAT (price may vary, please contact us).

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

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

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Event Information

Event Type: Offline


Start Date: 2024-04-23

Start Time: 09:00

End Date: 2024-04-24

End Time: 14:30

Time-zone: GMT

Time-zone offset: +01:00


Type: Physical address


Location: Kassam Stadium

Address: Grenoble Rd, Littlemore

City: Oxford


Post code: OX4 4XP

Country: United Kingdom

Country Code: GB


Name: The Investigator

URL: https://www.the-investigator.co.uk/about-us


Offer 1:

Offer: Delegate place only

Price: 399.99

Currency: GBP

Valid from: 2024-04-01

Offer 2:

Offer: Delegate place, plus Bed and Breakfast on the 23rd of April

Price: 549.99

Currency: GBP

Valid from: 2024-04-01

Offer 3:

Offer: Delegate place, plus Bed and Breakfast on the 22nd and 23rd of April

Price: 699.99

Currency: GBP

Valid from: 2024-04-01

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