The fifth annual awards will be made at an award dinner on Wednesday March 14th 2018
The venue will be the same as the conference; enabling attendees to join both events
Categories for the awards are:
New award categories for 2018
There are times when members of the public have light-bulb ideas on how to improve an organisation based on the back of their own experiences. For 2018 are introducing two awards to recognise these achievements, showing how outsiders can improve public service delivery.
For information on how to apply contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Awards entries must be received by Friday 22nd December 2017.
Those shortlisted will be invited to showcase their entries in the exhibition area.
After Dinner Speaker
Alfie is an experienced and versatile humorous speaker, BBC Radio 4 presenter and comedy writer with his distinctive niche as a serving police sergeant. A natural and truly charismatic raconteur his thrilling insights into life at the front-line of the police force will not only alter your perspective on the ‘boys in blue’ but have you in fits of laughter!
Alfie delivers a wealth of insights and comedy moments from his twenty years on the beat where dealing with everyday incidents has generated a host of humorous stories that you ‘just couldn’t make up’.
He writes and presents his own BBC Radio 4 comedy series 'IT'S A FAIR COP' which engages the audience in making decisions about the real dilemmas faced by police officers - with hilarious results. The show received both public and critical acclaim and a fourth series will begin recording shortly for transmission during 2018.
Alfie has also written and performed four solo comedy shows at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival before taking them to theatres and art centres nationally and internationally. His new show, ‘GETTING AWAY WITH MURDER’ is currently touring the UK. Alfie has supported Rhod Gilbert, Sarah Millican, Russell Kane and Milton Jones on their national comedy tours.
Alfie was one of the stars of ‘Show Me the Funny’ (ITV) and more recently he has joined the presenting team of Criminals Caught on Camera (Channel 5) as well as featuring on Comic Relief, as a ‘pundit’ on Sky News, BBC Radio 4’s Idiots Guide to Crime and Punishment, Crime (BBC 3), and Confessions of a Police Officer (Channel 4). He writes regular features for Policing Insight and is a member of Equity and the Writers’ Guild of Great Britain.
"Very funny......... lots of well-crafted jokes”
“His tales of life on the force are both hilarious and utterly convincing”
“He’s terrific with a live audience"
“He’s a very funny man”
“Brilliantly funny, genuinely hilarious”