Ljubljana, Slovenia | September 26-27, 2016


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Day 1 - 26 September 2016

8.00 -
9.00 - 9.30
CR 1
Opening of the conference
9.30 - 10.10
CR 1

Keynote speeches
Chair: Branko Lobnikar

Researching safety and security in local communities in Slovenia – a brief overview and future research challenges
Gorazd Meško

New roles and functions of the police and armed forces in security provision in contemporary security and political environment
Andrej Sotlar, Bernarda Tominc

10.10 - 11.30
CR 1

Plenary 1 – Local safety and security – prevention, community policing and partnership
Chair: Branko Lobnikar

Social crime prevention in urban municipalities in Slovenia
Benjamin Flander, Aleš Godec, Branko Ažman

Community policing strategy in Croatia: What do we know and what do we not know after 15 years of implementation?
Irena Cajner Mraović, Vladimir Faber

Municipal police in the Republic of Serbia
Želimir Kešetović, Bogoljub Milosavljević

The role of local prevention councils in prevention of socio-pathological phenomena in the city of Skopje
Saše Gerasimoski, Marjan Arsovski

11.30 - 12.00
12.00 – 13.00
CR 1

Plenary 2 – Community policing
Chair: Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich

Does community policing matter for police integrity?
Sanja Kutnjak Ivkovich, Irena Cajner Mraović, Krunoslav Borovec

Community policing in Serbia: Between tradition and contemporary challenges
Danijela Spasić, Saša Milojević

The quality of community policing in multicultural municipalities, divided by national border
Barbara Prprović, Nikolina Nemec, Kaja Prislan, Irena Cajner Mraović, Branko Lobnikar

13.00 - 14.00
14.00 – 14.40
CR 1

Plenary 3 – Municipal policing
Chair: László Christian

Local governmental law enforcement in Hungary
József Bacsárdi, László Christian

The media images of Poland’s municipal guards
Michalina Szafrańska, Anna Wojcieszczak

15.00 – 16.30
CR 1

Panel 1 – Security, risk and crime analysis
Chair: Katja Eman

Examining risk as a political construct: The impact of changing views of the prevailing threats to public safety on the definition of risk
Jasmina Arnež

Crime and crime prevention at Krasnodar Krai tourist resorts: Regional specificities and activities of the law enforcement agencies
Vladimir Konyakhin, Anton Petrovskiy

Crime mapping in the Republic of Macedonia
Marina Mališ Sazdovska, Damjan Temelkovski

Combination of property crime hot spot analysis and situational crime prevention methods – A case study of Ljubljana
Rok Hacin, Katja Eman

Trends in the criminality and victimization of the elderly
Peter C. Kratcoski, Maximilian Edelbacher

15.00 – 16.30
CR 2

Panel 2 – Policing, community policing and crime
Chair: Irena Cajner Mraović

Policing high risk domestic violence victims and offenders
Christopher D. Maxwell

The policing of public protests in Gauteng, South Africa
David Tubatsi Masiloane

The community policing evaluation survey in the flooded Croatian areas
Irena Cajner Mraović, Ksenija Butorac, Valentina Asančaić

Community coordinated response to child sex trafficking: Insights from process and outcome evaluations
Mary A. Finn

Policing on the surveillance frontier: Officer perspectives of body-worn cameras
Molly George, Robert Meadows

15.00 – 16.30
CR 3

Panel 3 – Policing democratic societies
Chair: Cornelis Roelofse

New security agenda of the European Union and its reflections to physiognomy of the police model
Ljubo Pejanović, Miodrag Komarčević, Petar Čelik

A democratic government and the national security system: Capacity building in Serbia with the emphasis on the police
Ljubo Pejanović, Mile Rakić

Leadership competencies for policing local communities in Europe and Slovenia
Emanuel Banutai, Milan Pagon, Iztok Podbregar, Branko Lobnikar

The importance and impact of perceived values on job satisfaction in Slovenian police
Nina Tomaževič, Janko Seljak, Aleksander Aristovnik

Service delivery protests and police actions in South Africa: What are then real issues?
Cornelis Roelofse

16.30 - 16.45
16.45 – 18.15
CR 1

Panel 4 – Violence
Chair: Renato Matić

The challenge of understanding violence in contemporary society: A sociological approach
Renato Matić, Anita Dremel

Violence among youth population in the Republic of Macedonia
Marina Mališ Sazdovska, Sara Sazdovska

Child abuse and exploitation through information and communication technologies in Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
Elmedin Muratbegović

Gender differences in sexual victimization
Irma Kovčo Vukadin, Vedran Žgela, Jadranko Mesić

Results from recent European research on youth violence prevention: Some lessons for Serbia
Biljana Simeunović-Patić, Gorazd Meško, Đorđe Ignjatović

16.45 – 18.15
CR 2

Panel 5 – Criminal justice issues I.
Chair: Željko Karas

The attitude towards the individual qualities and abilities of an officer of pre-trial services – the attempt to establishing the profile of investigator’s profession
Žaneta Navickienė, Ingrida Kairienė

The concept and evaluation of the entrapment in theory and practice
Mindaugas Bilius

Defendants’ complaint against police work in European arrest warrant proceedings
Željko Karas

Legal aspects of a low-threshold examination service in Austria
Sophie Kerbacher, Michael Pfeifer, Reingard Riener-Hofer

Teaching English collocations to law enforcement students based on EU legal acts on immigration
Vesna Trajkovska, Snežana Nikodinovska-Stefanovska

16.45 – 18.15
CR 3

Panel 6 – Green criminology - water crimes
Chair: Gorazd Meško

Water, inequalities and injustice: Social divisions, racism and colonialism – past and present
Avi Brisman, Nigel South

Politicking, government lobbying and the privatisation of freshwater
Reece Walters

The Water Crimes project – An initiative to identify and contrast criminal actions against water resources in Europe
Massimo Migliorini, Gregory Truden, Sergio Olivero

Providing water supply in local communities – A case study of Slovenia
Katja Eman, Saša Kuhar, Gorazd Meško

19.00 – 21.00
Old power plant of Ljubljana

Reception Hosted by the Dean of the Faculty of Criminal Justice and Security, Andrej Sotlar


Day 2 - 27 September 2016

10.00 – 11.30
CR 1

Panel 7 – Local safety I.
Chair: Slaviša Vuković

Police role in local crime prevention – experiences from Serbia
Slaviša Vuković, Saša Mijalković, Goran Bošković

Ensuring local safety – traffic safety in the Municipality of Ljubljana
Urška Pirnat, Marko Mlaker

The problem of graffiti in the Municipality of Ljubljana
Tamara Pahor, Karmen Zupančič

Begging in Ljubljana as a form of local safety endangerment
David Sluga, Jure Puppis

Cybersecurity of Slovenia and its citizens
Igor Bernik

10.00 – 11.30
CR 2

Panel 8 – Local safety II.
Chair: Aleš Bučar Ručman

The transition of prescription pills to heroin in local communities in the United States
Alexander Cundiff, Cesar Esmeral

Property crimes at petrol stations in Slovenia (2008-2013) and situational crime prevention
Sara Korpič

Crimes and incivilities against public order and peace in Ljubljana
Klemen Ogrin, Gregor Hočevar

Urban planning or urban mining?
Evanne Cornette, Elizabeth Bailey

Unjustified parking at parking spaces reserved for people with disabilities as an indicator of anomie: Preliminary results of a study in Ljubljana
Aleš Bučar Ručman

10.00 – 11.30
CR 3

Panel 9 – Illegal drugs and social control
Chair: Danijela Frangež

Technology innovation in the detection of drugs
Janina Juškevičiūtė, Ingrida Ilgauskienė, Snieguolė Matulienė, Edigijus Kurapka

The determination of causal connection between drugs abuse and criminal acts commitmen
Velimir Rakočević

Online counterfeit medicine trade in Slovenia
Danijela Frangež, Boštjan Slak

Drug policy for illegal non-commercial activities with narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances and human rights: Principles of individual autonomy and the right to privacy
Edita Gruodytė

11.30 - 11.45
11.45 - 13.15
CR 1

Panel 10 – Criminal justice issues II.
Chair: Rok Hacin

Advocacy for accreditation of the forensic laboratories of the Western Balkan countries in ISO/IEC 17025 and enhancement of their mutual cooperation
Aleksandar Ivanović, Vladimir Ragozin, Dragica Vučinić

Clinical forensigraphy and its legal framework in Austria
Reingard Riener- Hofer

Confiscating white-collar crime proceeds in the Republic of Macedonia
Svetlana Nikoloska, Jovche Angjeleski

The equivalents of genocidal intent in abortion laws
Dragan Dakić

Prison officers’ training in Slovenia
Rok Hacin

11.45 – 13.15
CR 2

Panel 11 – Criminal justice issues III.
Chair: Mojca Plesničar

Zero tolerance of corruption? – The act of systemic investigation of projects of national importance
Mojca Rep

Corruption – The greatest impediment to the effective functioning of a modern state?
Zdravko Skakavac, Sanja Skakavac

Disqualification of a judge as a guarantee of fairness of the criminal justice
Vasiliy Krasnov

The criminal law policy of the Russian Federation in the post-modern society
Ivan Kleimenov

Re-shaping the system to allow for more community sentences
Mojca Plesničar

11.45 – 13.15
CR 3

Panel 12 – State crime, violence and terrorism
Chair: Sheila R. Maxwell

Criminal acts of participation in war and armed conflict in foreign states in the law of the Republic of Serbia and international standards
Aladin Šemović

Deradicalisation of foreign fighters
Andre Konze

Far behind the frontline: Hybrid warfare and terrorist attacks in the Russia-Ukraine conflict
Julia Rushchenko

Participation in extremist activities: A qualitative analysis using life history data
Sheila R. Maxwell

Is migration crisis caused by terrorism? Analysis of national media content of Croatian and foreign online media portals
Matea Penić Sirak

11.45 – 13.15
CR 4

Panel 13 – Security Studies
Chair: Bojan Tičar

The legal framework of corporate security in Slovenia
Bojan Tičar

Sharing open source data between national intelligence services and companies, regardless of their ownership
Darko Prašiček

Role of corporate security
Tatjana Gerginova

Quality analysis of the project Competence centre for the training of security personnel
Tomaž Čas, Mojca Rep

13.15 - 13.30
13.30 – 14.15
CR 1

Final plenary & discussion
Chair: Gorazd Meško

Global political positioning: Policing in a global village from the perspectives of academics and practitioners
Discussants: TBA

14.15 – 14.45
CR 1

Closing of the conference