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With growing evidence pointing to convergence in criminal activities, and the emergence of fluid criminal networks with transient membership, it is time to consider whether the UK’s approach to tackling organised crime is suitably matched to the threats it faces.

In 2014 the...

In 2017, 29,168 people were murdered in Mexico, the most since records began. Excluding countries at war, there were more homicides in Mexico last year than in any country in the world, apart from Brazil, which has 80 million more people, and India, which...

Associate Professor David Bright is a criminologist and forensic psychologist with the Centre for Crime Policy and Research at Flinders University.  His research interests include criminal networks, organised crime, and terrorist networks. Recent publications include a paper describing the use...

As Visiting Professor Urban & Maritime Security Research Group, operationalise research by reflecting on experience and expertise from 30 years law enforcement with a focus on Organised Crime and Counter Terrorism.  As former Head of OCCT in Scotland, developed and built a command structure...

I am completing a PhD programme at the Department of Security and Crime Science at University College London (UCL). My research focuses on the assessment of public policies designed to counteract organised crime in Latin America. Before starting this programme, I worked in the Public Policy Unit...

Daniel Silverstone conducts research on the incidence of ‘organised crime’ , ‘gangs’ and their combating.  He publishes in a wide range of relevant journals.

 

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Peter Squires is a Professor of Criminology and Public Policy at the University of Brighton, his recent work has ranged across gun control and firearm-related crime, community safety policy, policing, youth crime, gangs and anti-social behaviour management. He is the author of several books, the...