Sixth session of the Meeting on Crime Analysis

“New scenarios of public security: what are the forecasts  in relation to  crime analysis? The role of the analysts in the planning for the future.”

This important topic was the main subject of the debate and exchange of opinions among Police Forces’ analysts, academics, experts in this field, trainees of the XXVI Crime Analysis Course and PhD students of the Milan-based  “La Statale” University  who, on 24 and 25 May 2023, participated in a meeting held at the  Scuola di Perfezionamento.

This year, this traditional event, which was held for the 6th time, was aimed at dealing with  the main issues characterizing  the epochal change we are facing,  as well as the related implications for security system and the new trends in national and global scenarios, taking into account all the valuable experiences and knowledge of the practitioners having different professional expertise and, in particular, the external contributions of subjects not belonging to Police Forces.  

What will be the impact produced by artificial intelligence? Cyber domain will create more opportunities or risks? What will be the consequences brought about by the implementation of NRRP (National Recovery and Resilience Plan)? What will be the social impacts and the consequences of migration phenomena? But above all, what instruments must be adopted by the securitry system to face new threats and hazards?

During the two-day meeting, these  questions were addressed to the participants who had to answer after analyzing the different trends of the current and future challenges.

Different prominent actors operating in the fields of research, university and security sector participated in this meeting to analyse in details all the aspects of these topics. As a mattter of fact, they found a full synergy among them and shared  all the available resources with the aim of facing the complex aspects of the topics related to security in an integrated framework, fully aware of the important strategic role of analysis for the prevention and repression of several kinds of criminal scenarios.

In particular, the very high-level lectures, delivered by the Journalist   Pietrangelo Buttafuoco, by Mr. Mario Caligiuri,  Professor of Communication Pedagogy at the “Università della Calabria”, by Mr. Fabio  Basile, Full Professor  at the “Cesare Beccaria” Department of Legal Sciences at the Milan-based  “La Statale” University, by Professor Antonio Teti, in charge of the Information Systems and Technological Innovation Division and Professor of IT Governance and Big Data at the Chieti-Pescara based G. D’Annunzio University and  by Mr.  Luciano Bozzo, Professor of International Relations and Theories of International Politics at the University of Florence, contributed to the full success of this event.