Welcome to the Police Science Dr Academy

This will be the one place where experts in their fields offer a variety of online courses to the policing community

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Police Science Dr Academy Courses

How to do Evidence-Based Policing in 4 Steps

Free Mini-Course
(Currently closed)

Dr. Susanne Knabe-Nicol
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Police Science Dr was created by Dr. Susanne Knabe-Nicol
 
Susanne did her BSc degree in Psychology at the University of East London and an MSc in Interactive Multimedia at the University of Westminster.

After a few years of dabbling in media, publicity and market research jobs, she did her MSc in Investigative & Forensic Psychology at the University of Liverpool, where she also completed her PhD on ‘Behavioural Analysis for Police Investigations’.

Susanne worked for the UK police for over a past decade, in roles such as regional intelligence analyst, Police Community Support Officer, researcher in the Major Investigation Team, investigator in the custody unit – interviewing suspects and preparing case files, in evidence-based policing, and within the investigative command. Susanne created Police Science Dr to translate dry and often inaccessible research findings into something that operational police would actually be able to consume and put into practice.  Police Science Dr achieves this through free learning videos and soon also through online courses.

Some of Susanne’s research has been published as book chapters in Professor Laurence Alison’s and Lee Rainbow’s ‘Professionalizing Offender Profiling – Forensic and Investigative Psychology in Practice’, published by Routledge.


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