Personal profile

Biography

  • 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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Keywords

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

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Research Output 2005 2018

Cognitive and Emotional Stressors of Child Homicide Investigations on U.K. and Danish Police Investigators

Roach, J., Sharratt, K., Cartwright, A. & Skou Roer, T. 1 Mar 2018 In : Homicide Studies. 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
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Homicide
Police
homicide
police
Research Personnel
Open Access
Homicide
Police
Psychological Stress
homicide
police
1 Citations

How to morph experience into evidence

Pease, K. & Roach, J. 4 May 2017 Advances in Evidence-Based Policing. Knutsson, J. & Tompson, L. (eds.). Taylor and Francis, p. 84-97 14 p. (Crime Science Series)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

evaluation
evidence
experience
police
event

No Necrophilia Please, We're British

Roach, J. 2017 Understanding Necrophilia: A Global Multidisciplinary Approach. Mellor, L., Aggrawal, A. & Hickey, E. (eds.). 1 ed. Cognella Academic Publishing, p. 87-102 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Criminal Law
Murder

Nudging down theft from insecure vehicles: A pilot study

Roach, J., Weir, K., Phillips, P., Gaskell, K. & Walton, M. 1 Mar 2017 In : International Journal of Police Science & Management. 19, 1, p. 31-38 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

larceny
offense
leaflet
psychological theory
criminality