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         Chair’s Update:

         Peter Lavery FSyI                                                                                                      The event was attended by the City of London Police
                                                                                                                                (CoLP), British Transport Police (BTP) the Metropolitan
                                                                                                                                Police Service (MPS) and the National Police Chiefs
                                                                                                                                Council from law enforcement, together with charities,
                                                        Where has the time gone, already well into Q1 with much                 local authorities, and businesses. It was a thought-
                                                        planning around our AGM and Awards event on 18th April                  provoking occasion to discuss and support initiatives
                                                        at the Victory Services Club (VSC), however, Head Office will           to help prevent violence against women and girls and
                                                        pass further details.                                                   encourage greater public/private sector collaboration.

                                                        What I would like to highlight in advance, as part of the               I would encourage downloading the BTP Railway
                                                        Institutes commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant and                  Guardian App for anyone travelling by rail within UK.
                                                        as active members of the ‘Employer Recognition Scheme’                  This allows you to share your journeys with trusted
                                                        (ERS), we will be holding a Security Institute Careers Fair for         contacts, it is an easy way to report crime or concerns,
                                                        serving members of HM Forces and Veterans also at the                   you can learn about acceptable behaviour on the
                                                        Victory Services Club on 8th June 2023. We hope to be able              network, setting a positive example to other rail users,
                                                        to highlight some of the opportunities in the security sector           and lastly being an ‘active bystander’
                                                        as they transition from the military into civilian life.
                                                                                                                                The Institute has also commenced quarterly meeting
                                                        It was great to see members again given the right to attend             with the Government Security Profession following the
                                                        the Police & Security 2023 exhibition, took place at the                Protective Security Conference, which I attended in
                                                        Farnborough International Exhibition and Conference                     December 2022, together with Angela Vernon-Lawson,
                                                        Centre between 14-16 March 2023. The outline speaker                    Chief Executive.  Together we  continue to illustrate
                                                        programme focussed on three different daily event themes                the collaboration and support for advancing the
                                                        which included: Advancing national security and resilience,             profession.
                                                        policing innovation, and protecting our people and places.
                                                        The event ensures we are delivering the types of technology
                                                        and solutions needed to keep people safe, both in the UK
                                                        and abroad.
                                                                                                                                                                                        I am also pleased to see that the postponed CPNI
                                                        Another area of recent activity and involvement for the                                                                         briefing for Chartered Security Professionals
                                                        Security Institute has been support for tackling Violence                                                                       (CSyP) took place in March 2023, following last
                                                        against Women and Girls (VAWG), led by Board Director                                                                           years postponement due to rail strikes. These
                                                        Chris Smith. This recently included participation at the City                                                                   opportunities are of significant benefit to senior
                                                        of London Crime Prevention.                                                                                                     security professionals and allow for professional
                                                                                                                                                                                        interaction with each other.
                                                        The association hosted event at the Guildhall on 27th
                                                        February 2023.                                                                                                                  I hope you enjoy the latest version of the newsletter
                                                                                                                                                                                        and I hope to see some of you at the AGM and
                                                        The purpose and outcomes:
                                                                                                                                                                                        Awards event on 18th April 2023.
                                                        •   To gain a greater understanding and promote
                                                            awareness of Violence against Women and Girls (VAWG)
                                                            and Domestic Abuse (DA)
                                                        •   To participate in the ‘WAVE’ training
                                                        •   To sign up to the Night-Time Charter
                                                        •   To develop domestic abuse internal policies and join
                                                            Employee Initiative on Domestic Abuse (EIDA)
                                                        •   To facilitate ‘Save Havens’ within your premises
                                                        •   To identify and report acts of VAWG and DA
                                                        •   To create and establish workshops for VAWG and DA
                                                        •   To utilise the use of bespoke preventative technology
                                                        •   To encourage public/private partnerships

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