Michael Skidmore

Senior Researcher

Michael Skidmore is a senior researcher at the Police Foundation and for the last three years has led a portfolio of work which has focused on serious and organised crime and the response from local and national enforcement. Specific themes include fraud, child sexual exploitation and modern slavery, as well as the methods of police and partners for understanding, prioritising and addressing harm caused by organised crime. Previously he worked at the Home Office and led on research profiling organised crime offenders and before that completed research in prisons and other custodial environments to inform inspections and thematic reports by HMI Prisons. He also has extensive prior experience as a support worker for ex-offenders in the community and has an MSc in forensic psychology from London Metropolitan University.


Published: 2nd October 2016

Blog Posts

Published: 27th October 2017
The All-Party Parliamentary Group for prostitution has launched an inquiry into the spread of pop-up brothels and in particular into the role of organised crime in the exploitation of sex workers. In...