Scrap Metal Sites and Collectors

Led by British Transport Police as a 6 month pilot to be held in West Midlands and Staffordshire, this enables all existing and new dealer licences to be recorded and managed on E-CINS and shared with the Environment Agency’s database. Since the development of this functionality there has been an increased interest from councils in using[…]

E-CINS – 
Working In The Prisons

by Inspector Matt Derrick, IOM Operations Manager, Staffordshire 180˚ I have over the past 12 months been working with a seconded governor from Stafford Prison to seek to embed our IOM approach in each of our region’s prison establishments.  We have been seeking a single approach to the case management of IOM offenders adopted onto[…]

Speaker Summaries: Martin Steventon – Sergeant, Staffordshire Police with Richard Bell, Resettlement Officer – HMP Stafford

Martin Steventon – “As one of the Deputy Managers in the IOM programme we focus on serious inquisitive criminals. We’ve been using E-CINS for 2 years and now manage approx 720 serious criminals on the system.  On a daily basis all information that comes in from our police and partner systems is put on to E-CINS[…]

Speaker Summaries: Martin Steventon – Sergeant, Staffordshire Police with Richard Bell, Resettlement Officer – HMP Stafford

Martin Steventon – “As one of the Deputy Managers in the IOM programme we focus on serious inquisitive criminals. We’ve been using E-CINS for 2 years and now manage approx 720 serious criminals on the system.  On a daily basis all information that comes in from our police and partner systems is put on to E-CINS[…]

Q & A With Mark Walchester

Q. I’m keen to get the Voluntary Sectors on board but it has been quite a struggle with regard to data protocols and information sharing, have you been successful in having any voluntary organisation sign up to E-CINS? A. We are working very closely with the Trussles clothes and food bank. It’s a great indicator of vulnerability[…]

Staffordshire IOM & Prison use of E-CINS

by Sgt Martin Steventon, Staffordshire IOM Staffordshire IOM is now using E-CINS to work even closer with ten prisons in the Midlands Region; these prisons manage around 85% of the 220 IOM Offenders who are part of the IOM Programme. The scheme manages 715 offenders. Each IOM Offender sent to prison has an E-CINS ‘Prison[…]

Opening Address from ACC Julian Blazeby, Staffs Police

Summary of the Day’s Events “We’re also looking at using it for restorative justice and neighbourhood panels too so actually I think the limit for what E-CINS can he used for is our imagination” ACC Julian Blazeby, speaking at the opening of the conference Mr Blazeby welcomed everyone to Staffordshire Headquarters to the first National E-CINS[…]

Speaker – Ian Coxhead, Chief Inspector, Tamworth Community Partnership Hub

Ian is a Chief Inspector in Staffordshire Police and is currently working as a Local Policing Team commander at Tamworth. He has been with Staffordshire Police for 24 years and worked in various roles including Local Policing, CID, Communications and Professional Standards. Tamworth has an established Community Safety Hub that is situated at the police[…]

Speaker Summaries: Mark Walchester – Strategic Partnerships and Engagements Officer, Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service

“Why is a Fire Officer in the front seat here talking about the redesign of Public Sector Services? I was seconded to the local authority in Stoke on Trent City Council for 2 years with a brief from my Chief Fire Officer to develop referral pathways and create opportunities to see where public sector services[…]

Staffordshire and Norfolk manage an offender together on E-CINS (IOM)

Issue: A male person who was classed as a Prolific and other Priority Offender (PPO) from Staffordshire had moved to Norfolk. Approach: The Staffordshire Integrated Offender Management (IOM) Team notified their IOM colleagues in Norfolk. The PPO was interviewed and the situation was confirmed as being correct. The person’s E-CINS profile and the reports that[…]

Integrated Offender Management – Sgt Martin Steventon, Staffordshire Police

Issue: Staffordshire Police wanted an effective solution to case manage priority offenders across Staffordshire.  The IOM Team already had a healthy relationship with Stafford Prison but needed to improve how they share information in respect of individual offenders across partnership boundaries and in real time. Approach:  Stafford Prison agreed to sign up to E-CINS so[…]

IOM Team shares information with Prisons

Issue: Stafford and Dovegate Prisons wanted to improve the information-flow and communication between themselves and Staffordshire’s IOM Team. Approach: Their usual process was to provide verbal updates over the telephone about IOM managed offenders but they wanted a more effective way to securely share and log information about the offenders and to also improve the[…]

Restorative Justice

Issue:  Staffordshire is one of the National Pilot sites for the roll out of Neighbourhood Resolution Panels (NRPs). Staffordshire wanted a system to enable them to make referrals and record restorative justice interventions in one place that would be accessible by all relevant staff and agencies involved in the programme. Approach: Neighbourhood Resolution Panels are[…]

Providing a Seamless Approach to Managing Offenders

Staffordshire’s IOM Programme uses E-CINS to case manage priority offenders across Staffordshire. In August this year Stafford Prison agreed to sign up to E-CINS so that it could be used to update the IOM Programme directly in relation to the offenders it had in custody that were subject of IOM supervision. The IOM Team already had[…]

Restorative Justice: a Definition

Restorative justice (also sometimes called reparative justice) is an approach to justice that focuses on the needs of the victims and the offenders, as well as the involved community. Instead of satisfying abstract legal principles or punishing the offender. Victims take an active role in the process, while offenders are encouraged to take responsibility for[…]

Using E-CINS in the Prisons

Heather Ette from Empowering-Communities had an interview with HMP Stafford’s Resettlement Officer Richard Bell and Senior Officer John Wood. As you know there is a proven link between IOM and Troubled Families and the IOM vision always was for the IOM journey to continue in prison. As you will see from the interview below that vision is now[…]

National E-CINS User Group Conference

‘Turning Local Good Practice into National Best Practice’ by Empowering Communities Hosted at Staffordshire Police Headquarters, Block 7, Weston Road, Beaconside, Stafford Wednesday 28 November 2012 9.15am – 3.30pm The first National E-CINS User Group Conference provides a sought after update on how this unique system is being used around the country from the initial[…]