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Personal profile

Biography

  • Professor of Psychology and Policing
  • Director for the Applied Criminology and Policing Centre
  • Editor of The Police Journal https://uk.sagepub.com/en-gb/eur/journal/police-journal
  • Reader in Crime and Policing, Division of Criminology, Politics and Sociology, Department of Behavioural and Social Sciences, School of Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield, August 2012 - present.
  • Senior Lecturer in Criminology, Division of Criminology, Politics and Sociology, Department of Behavioural and Social Sciences, School of Human and Health Sciences, University of Huddersfield, August 2005 - July 2012.
  • Police Lecturer/Trainer, Home Office Crime Reduction College, Easingwold, North Yorkshire April 2003- August 2005.
  • Crime Analyst, Home Office Crime Reduction Team, Government Office North-West, Manchester, December 2001- April 2003.
  • Associate Lecturer (Psychology), Open University, September 2002- July 2005 (part-time).
  • Research Assistant (and Lecturer in Psychology) in Department of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology, University of Manchester. October 2000-December 2001.

Research Expertise and Interests

  • Criminal investigative practice (including the emotional and cognitive effect on SIO’s)
  • Evidence-Based Policing
  • Violent crime, violent offenders, and terrorism
  • Self-Selection Policing
  • Using ‘nudge’ psychology to reduce crime
  • Evolutionary psychology and understanding crime and criminal behaviour

Research Degree Supervision

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Research Expertise and Interests

  • Criminal Investigative Practice (Homicide)
  • Violent Crime
  • Violent Offenders
  • Self-Selection Policing
  • Evolution and Crime
  • Terrorism
  • Nudging crime

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Research Output

  • Reducing student burglary victimisation using the Nudge approach

    Roach, J., Cartwright, A., Weir, K., Richards, S. & Weir, M., 8 May 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Crime Prevention and Community Safety.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Decision Making in Police Enquiries and Critical Incidents. What Really Works?

    Roycroft, M. (ed.) & Roach, J. (ed.), 4 Feb 2019, London: Palgrave Macmillan UK. 186 p.

    Research output: Book/ReportBook

  • Open Access
    File
  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    Self-selection Policing and the Disqualified Driver

    Roach, J., 1 Sep 2019, In : Policing (Oxford). 13, 3, p. 300-311 12 p., paw056.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Activities

    Nudging down crime: How to avoid throwing the baby out with the bathwater?

    Jason Roach (Speaker)
    10 Oct 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Identifying Active, Serious offenders Using the Self-Selection Policing Approach

    Jason Roach (Speaker)
    22 Sep 201925 Sep 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Those who do big bad things also do little bad things. Adopting the Self-Selection Policing Approach

    Jason Roach (Speaker), Melanie Flynn (Speaker)
    21 Sep 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Self-Selection Policing

    Jason Roach (Speaker)
    4 Mar 2019

    Activity: Talk or presentation typesInvited talk

    Press / Media

    Crime Screening

    Jason Roach

    8/10/18

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment

    Police Crime Screening

    Jason Roach

    8/10/18

    1 Media contribution

    Press/Media: Expert Comment