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St Mary’s Centre 12th Annual Conference 2014

St Mary's 12th Annual Conference will take a look at the latest investigation techniques when examining rape and sexual assault victims, as well as provide an insight into police investigation and the criminal justice procedure. It will include: Interpretation of injuries in rape Latest forensic science techniques Access to support services and therapeutic needs Investigation of historic sexual abuse and rape Management issues including out of hours services and centres of excellence Pre-trial therapy for victims of rape and sexual assault Confirmed speakers include: Alison Saunders, Director of Public Prosecutions Professor Nicole Westmarland, Research Lead on the cost effectiveness of police rape specialist units Dr Nina Burrows, social researcher and author of ‘Responding to the challenge of rape myths in court – a guide for prosecutors’ Peter Fahy, Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police Tony Lloyd, Greater Manchester Police and Crime Commissioner Nazir Afzal, Chief Crown Prosecutor for the North West Andrew Rennison, Forensic Science Regulator and Surveillance Camera Commissioner Dr Vicky Evans, President of the Faculty of Forensic and Legal Medicine Matt Searle, Director of Operations for the Lucy Blackman Trust For more details and to book your place, use the links on the right or visit the St Mary's SARC website.