Rick Muir


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Dr Rick Muir is Director of the Police Foundation, the UK’s independent policing think tank. He has been a public policy researcher for most of his career, most latterly working on public service reform, including on policing and criminal justice policy, at the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR). Prior to that he did his DPhil in Latin American politics at the University of Oxford. He is currently a Visiting Professor at Northumbria University, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA) and a member of the Cumberland Lodge Police Steering Committee. He was previously a local councillor in both Oxford and Hackney.


Published: 1st December 2016

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Published: 5th June 2020
These are dark times.  We stagger bewildered out of the greatest public health crisis in a century only to be confronted with appalling footage showing the brutal murder of a...
Published: 19th December 2017