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Welcome  to this Alumni page which we hope will be of particular interest to anyone who has completed the Diploma/ Postgraduate Diploma/ Postgraduate Certificate/ MSt In Applied Criminology and Police Management or Police Studies.

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BBC report on research that police patrols at Underground stations in London helps reduce crime

Jan 17, 2020

Research presented in a paper co-authored by Dr Barak Ariel (Institute of Criminology), Professor Lawrence Sherman (Institute of Criminology), and Mark Newton suggests that four 15-minute patrols per day at crime hot spots on the London Underground created a "phantom effect" lowering crime throughout the day.

The Reducing Crime podcast - Lawrence Sherman talks with Jerry Ratcliffe

Nov 19, 2019

Lawrence Sherman and Jerry Ratcliffe discuss the right questions to ask about algorithms in policing.