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Ross Hendy

Biography:

Research Topic

The topic of Ross' PhD research project is to examine the way in which routinely unarmed police officers resolve conflict in their day-to-day work. The study will look at police-citizen interactions in England, New Zealand, and Norway using a mixed method approach. Ross' PhD research is being supervised by Dr. Justice Tankebe.

Education

2014-2016   Dawes Scholar
Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
2013-2016   PhD Candidate, Wakefield Scholar
Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom
2009-2011   Master of Strategic Studies (M.S.S.) (Merit)
School of Government, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
Thesis topic: The strategic impact of routinely arming the New Zealand Police
1992-1994   Bachelor of Music, Composition (B.Mus)
School of Music, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

 

Awards & Distinctions

2014-2016   Dawes Scholar, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge
2013-2016   Wakefield Scholar, Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge

 

Publications

  • Hendy, R. (2014). Routinely Armed and Unarmed Police: What can the Scandinavian Experience Teach us? Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice. 8(2) 183-192.

Conference Presentations

2014   Conflict Resolution techniques by routinely unarmed police officers: a practitioner's consideration of the literature presented at the inaugural Perspectives on Conflict conference, 6 June 2014, University of Glasgow.
2013   Exploring the Strategic Impact of Routine Arming the New Zealand Police presented at Issues in Crime and Justice, June 2013, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand
2012   Exploring the Strategic Impact of Routine Arming the New Zealand Police presented at Australia New Zealand Society of Criminology, Annual Conference November 2012, University of Auckland, New Zealand

Research Interests

  • Intelligence Studies
  • Police Legitimacy
  • Police Use of Force
  • Policing
  • Policing Studies
  • Strategic Studies