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  • 11. Policing, Vulnerability and Research with Professor Adam Crawford

    36:45
    In this episode, I sat down with Professor Adam Crawford who is a Professor of Policing and Social Justice at the University of York and Professor of Criminology and Criminal Justice at the University of Leeds. In 2013, he established and was the inaugural Director of the N8 Policing Research Partnership (N8 PRP, 2013-20); a collaboration between eight universities and policing partners across the north of England. Alongside the ESRC Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre, Adam is currently working on a European Commission Horizon 2020 project IcARUS: ‘Innovative Approaches to Urban Security’ (2020-24). In this project he led the research and production of the State of the Art Review and Roadmap that will inform the co-design and implementation of innovative approaches to urban security in the six partner cities.

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  • 10. America's War on Terror with Professor Gus Martin

    33:34
    In this episode, I sat down with Professor Gus Martin who is a Professor of Criminal Justice Administration in the Department of Public Administration at California State University. Professor Martin’s research and professional specialisms are terrorism and extremism, homeland security, and administration of justice. We discussed the War on Terror and the current threat of domestic terrorism within the United States.
  • 9. Maras Gangs in South America with Lucia Dammert

    39:46
    In this episode, I sat down with Lucia Dammert who is a Professor of International Relations at the Universidad de Santiago de Chile. Born in Peru, her research interests lie in the field of public security, criminal organizations and criminal justice reform. Her expertise has been widely acknowledged in Latin America. We discussed her most recent books are Fear of Crime in Latin America (2012) and Maras (2011) She has held key advisory positions in Chile, Argentina, México and Perú and has served as key advisor at the Organisation of American States and other regional organizations.
  • 8. Policing in Australia & New Zealand with Dr Tracey Green

    36:28
    In this episode, I sat down with Dr Tracey Green is the Chief Executive Officer of the Australia New Zealand Policing Advisory Agency (ANZPAA), commencing in November 2021. Tracey has 22 years police experience as a sworn officer in the UK and her areas of expertise include serious and serial criminal investigation, in particular homicide, drug and police corruption. As a strong advocate of policing and police education, Tracey has a proven commitment to domestic and international collaboration with police and law enforcement agencies, ensuring education and research are operationally relevant and aligned to policing needs. She joins ANZPAA from Charles Sturt University where she was the Executive Dean, Faculty of Business, Justice and Behavioural Sciences.
  • 7. Neighbourhoods and Policing in Sweden with Manne Gerell

    29:57
    In this episode, I sat down with Associate Professor Manne Gerrell of Malmö University about his research into neighbourhoods within Sweden. Manne has mostly worked on the issue of vulnerable neighbourhoods - deprived neighbourhoods impacted by criminal networks as defined by the national police in Sweden.
  • 6. Journalism and Terrorism with Jason Burke

    31:47
    In this episode, we sat down with Jason Burke is a Foreign correspondent of the Guardian. In 20 years as a foreign correspondent, he has covered stories throughout the Middle East, Europe and South Asia. He has written extensively on Islamic extremism and covered the wars of 2001 in Afghanistan and 2003 in Iraq. He is the author of four books, most recently The New Threat.
  • 5. Policing in Iraq - Majid Hindi - Community Policing Specialist

    01:24:44
    In this episode, I sat down with Majd Hindi who is a community policing specialist in Baghdad, Iraq. We discussed how policing continues through conflict and how the political history of Iraq has shaped policing. We also discuss Majd's role with the UN Migration and his time in South Sudan. A very interesting listen.