Dr Laura Hammond

Laura Hammond

Associate Professor in Investigative Psychology

School of Social Sciences
Email:
laura.hammond@bcu.ac.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)121 331 7263

Laura’s research has focused on a wide range of related areas, from spatial patterns in crime and Geographical Profiling to investigative processes and decision-making, the modelling of crime and study of criminal actions, public perceptions and experiences of crime and juror decision-making.

Her work is driven by a focus on real-world impact. She has worked with a number of different police forces and law enforcement agencies around the world on a range of consultancy projects and criminal legal cases, as well as with a range of 3rd sector parties, charities and policy-makers.

Currently a big focus of her research activity is exploring how lived experience can be used to drive positive and lasting change in relation to criminal justice processes and systems.

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