Our Research

Our vision is to deliver excellence in applied research for policing and security. Our approach blends evidence-based research, policy and practice with the development of tangible solutions that have a real-world impact on the security domain.


International Security Management: New Solutions to Complexity
Jacobs, G., Suojanen, I., Horton, K. E., & Bayerl, P. S. (Eds.)
Springer International Publishing
Policing in the Era of AI and Smart Societies
Jahankhani, H., Akhgar, B., Cochrane, P., & Dastbaz, M. (Eds.)
Springer International Publishing
Social media strategy in policing: From cultural intelligence to community policing
Akhgar, B., Bayerl, P.S, & Leventakis, G. (Eds.)
Serious Games for Enhancing Law Enforcement Agencies
Akhgar, B. (Eds.)
Springer International Publishing

Journal Articles

Conference Articles

Book Chapters

  • Sampson, F. (). Data Privacy and Security: Some Legal and Ethical Challenges. In: Information Security Technologies for Controlling Pandemics. (pp. 109-134). Springer, Cham.
  • Horton, K. E., Jacobs, G., Bayerl, P. S., & Suojanen, I. (). Towards Sustainable Solutions in International Security Management—An Introduction. In: International Security Management. (pp. 1-9). Springer, Cham.
  • Budy, F. C., Hough, K. L., & Abdel-Samad, Y. (). ICT Enabled Public Services for Migration (MIICT): how co-creative practices advanced migrants’ integration in the EU. In: Co-creation in Migration Studies: The Use of Co-creative Methods to Study Migrant Integration Across European Societies. 169.
  • Bayerl, P. S., Sahar, A., & Akhgar, B. (). The radicalisation-factor model (RFM): Proposing a framework for the systematic investigation and modelling of online radicalisation. In: Investigating Radicalization Trends. (pp. 29-39). Springer, Cham.
  • Sahar, A. (). Countering Radicalisation in the United Kingdom: A Community-Based Approach. In: Investigating Radicalization Trends. 179-214.
  • Akhgar, B., Redhead, A., Davey, S., & Saunders, J. (). Introduction: Serious Games for Law Enforcement Agencies. In: Serious Games for Enhancing Law Enforcement Agencies. (pp. 1-11). Springer, Cham.
  • Maugard, N. (). Fundamentals of serious games. In: Serious Games for Enhancing Law Enforcement Agencies. (pp. 15-41). Springer, Cham.
  • Davey, S., & Hancock, P. (). Virtual Reality Technologies. In: Serious Games for Enhancing Law Enforcement Agencies. (pp. 43-63). Springer, Cham.