IEE International Symposium on Imaging for Crime Detection and Prevention (ICDP) was a two day international conference held on the 7th and 8th of June 2005 at Savoy Place in London. It was organised by the IEE Visual Information Engineering Professional Network. The keynote addresses were given by Nick Ross, of the BBC and the Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science, and Roy Davies of Machine Vision Group, Royal Holloway, University of London.