Chief Constable Simon Bailey

Monday 16, May 2016    09:00 - 17:00, Tuesday, 17 May
Chesford Grange Hotel, Kenilworth

12:30, Monday 16 May

Title: Child Sexual Abuse – prioritizing investigations and risk assessment tools


CC Bailey will describe the significant challenge that the police are facing in tackling child sexual abuse. He will outline the National framework put in place to understand the threat; emerging trends and the multi agency pursue and prevent agenda necessary to target unprecedented volumes in offenders.
The session will focus on how streamlining of investigations and forensic investigation strategies can lead to an effective response and swifter criminal justice interventions at a fraction of the cost of a traditional CSA investigation.

Take away points

  • The scale of CSA and impact upon policing
  • The significant benefits and outcomes associated with streamlined investigations
  • The multi agency response required to recognise vulnerability, improve safeguarding and stop abuse


 Chief Constable Simon Bailey

Speaker Profile:

Simon Bailey, Chief Constable, Norfolk Constabulary 

Simon Bailey has been a police officer for 29 years, serving predominantly as a detective in King’s Lynn and Norwich.
In 1998, he was seconded to the National Crime Squad and as Detective Inspector he was responsible for managing covert operations at a national and international level targeting serious and organised crime gangs.
In 2000 he was further seconded to the Rosemary Nelson murder investigation based in Northern Ireland. He worked for three years on the investigation before he returned to Norfolk as a Detective Superintendent with responsibility for intelligence.
In December 2005 Simon Bailey was promoted to the rank of Detective Chief Superintendent and as Head of Crime he managed the force specialist crime and operations resources.
In 2007 he was appointed to lead the force modernisation programme and whilst successfully leading this programme he passed the Police National Assessment Centre and between October 2008 and February 2009 attended the Police National Strategic Command Course.
DCC Bailey was promoted to Deputy Chief Constable with responsibility for Legal Services, Human Resources, and Force Performance in September 2010, he was also lead for the Norfolk Policing model Review. 
On 10th June 2013, Mr Bailey was temporarily promoted to the rank of Temporary Chief Constable and on the 19th September 2013 was appointed Chief Constable by the Police and Crime Panel.
In January 2014 Mr Bailey became the NPCC lead for Child Protection and Investigation.
He is married with two children and two grandchildren. Educated at Wymondham College and Norwich City College and has a Cambridge University Masters Degree in Criminology and Police Management.
In January 2016, he was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service.
 Norfolk Constabulary