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The traditional ‘pub’ as a site of leisure (and crime)

In bygone eras, the public house (i.e. the ‘local pub’) was a staple of the British social landscape. It was a transitional space for leisure: somewhere to go after work to relax and socialise before heading home. Yet...

Marc has been a Met Police Detective for over 17 years, 15 of which have been involved in the investigation of financial crime. This time includes many years investigating money laundering and fraud, 8 years focussing on the financing of terrorism and most recently as the manager of the...

Tony is a Threat, Risk and Harm consultant, with 30 years of experience in law enforcement, intelligence, investigations and covert operations. His final role was Head of Drugs Threat and Intelligence with the National Crime Agency.  Prior to this he was Head of Expert Evidence for Organised...

Mike Salinas is a Lecturer in Criminology in the Department of Sociology at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He is a criminologist/ethnographer with a particular interest in offending careers over the life-course, illegal drug markets, and illegal drug use. His Ph.D (University of...