The International Reflection Group invites to the very first conference 11th – 13th of April 2018 in Prague hosted by The Czech Institute of Criminology and Social Prevention.

The conference was hold at The Justiční Palác in central Prague. Entrance 28. pluku 29B, 100 00 Praha 10-Vršovice.

Questions: Mr. Kjell Elefalk,

Phone +46706964162

Founding members of the International Reflection Group:

  • Mr. Bengt Svenson, Ret. National Chief Police Commissioner 2007-2014, Swedish Police Service
  • Mr. Aleksander Krebl, International Police Advisor, Slovenia
  • Dr. Peter Lindström, PhD in Criminology, Stockholm County Police, Sweden
  • Mr. Kjell Elefalk, Ret. Development Director, Swedish Police Service, Sweden

 Co-Chairpersons during the conference:

  • Dr. Ms Michaela Stefunkova, the Czech Institute of Criminology and Social Prevention.
  • Superintendent. Ms May-Britt Ronaldo, Region West, Swedish Police Service.
  • Mgr. Ms. Zuzana Kostelnikova, the Czech Institute of Criminology and Social Prevention.


The first day

11th April Main theme: The Citizens, academic studies and crime prevention in Czech Republic and Sweden. Current innovative perspectives in criminology theories, local communities and policing. The day ends with a description of Digital Community Policing.

0900 Welcome to Prague!

Dr. Mr Miroslav Scheinost, Director of the Czech Institute of Criminology and Social Prevention.

0920 Welcome to the Conference! Background, purpose and objective in the European context.

Mr. Kjell Elefalk, The Network of organisers.

0950 “The Measurement of Effectiveness of Preventive Projects”

 Ms Tina Mrazkova, Ministry of Interior, Czech Republic

1100 “The Local Safety Measurement Paradigm – 20 years of national experiences in Swedish Community Policing”

Mr. Kjell Elefalk, Senior Advisor, ret. Development Director Swedish Police Service

1300 “Victimization survey focused on the experience of the Czech population with selected types of offences within the set reference period"

Dr. Ms Michaela Stefunkova, Mgr. Ms Zuzana Kostelnikova, the Czech Institute of Criminology and Social Prevention

1350 “The City of Stockholm and the Safety Measurement results influencing the cooperation between The Local Government and The Stockholm Region Police”

Dr. Mr Peter Lindström, Stockholm Police, Dr. Mr Niklas Roth Stockholm Local Government

1500 "Creating Safer Society / Digital Community Policing",

Dr. Mr Gohar Sargsyan, ICT Innovation Lead EU, CGI Group Inc.

1550 Summary and discussion day 1

The second day

12th April Theme: Contemporary practical examples of European applications of research in practical community work and in policing.

 0900 European Neighbourhood Watch Association (EUNWA), presentation of the organization's activities and priorities.

Chairman Mr. Karl Brunnbauer, Austria

0920 The European Crime Prevention Network (EUCPN), presentation of the organization's activities and priorities,

Ms. Chadia Dehbi,  EUCPN Secretariat, Brussels

0940 “Looking for the answers from the answers”. Estonian example of reducing crime and crime prevention. 

Professor Mr.Priit Suve, Estonia

1030   “Elderly Victims of Crime” Ret. Police superintendent Mr. Maximilian Edelbacher, Austria

1130 “Organised Crime Groups in Europe - What that mean in praxis”

Mr. Dragan Gagovic, OSCE officer

1315   “Is there a contradiction between private and public actors in the fight against organized crime? - A field study

 Senior Advisor Mr. Michael Engelberg, Sweden

1345 Swedish Crime Harm Index as a model for Harm-Focused Policing”.

Superintendent Ms. May-Britt Rinaldo, West Region, Swedish Police

1500 Knowledge-led policing – How do we understand this concept?

Dr. Mr. Peter Lindström, Malmö University and Stockholm Region Police, Sweden

1545 Summary and Final discussion

The third day

 13th April Theme: Study visits in Czech Institutions enabling crime prevention

 0900 -1100 The Regional Prevention Coordinator for Central Bohemia Region

 1300 - 1500 The Crime Prevention Department of the Czech Ministry of Interior


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