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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...

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...

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...

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

I am a retired senior police officer having a career in security whilst serving in the Armed Force and criminal investigations within the Police Service. I completed the Senior Leaders Development Programme at Bramshill Police College and I live in the UK. I am now a Police Advisor, trainer and...

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...

Hayley Westwood is a Compliance professional with over 6 years’ experience, primarily in the private sector. She holds Advanced Certifications with the ICA, including specialist certificates (most recently Trade Based Money Laundering).

She has held a number of roles focused on both...