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Dr Laura Hammond

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Reader in Investigative Psychology, Director - Crime and Society Research Centre

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

Laura has always been fascinated by crime; why and how people become involved in crime, and how society can effectively tackle crime.

Her 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.

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