Rick Muir


Dr Rick Muir is Director of the Police Foundation, the UK’s independent policing think tank. He has led the Foundation since 2015 and oversaw its work on the Strategic Review of Policing in England and Wales. He was previously Associate Director at the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR), leading the Institute’s research on public services, including policing and criminal justice. He has a D Phil in Politics from the University of Oxford. He is currently a Visiting Professor at Northumbria University and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (RSA). He was previously a local councillor in both Oxford and Hackney.


Published: 9th February 2022
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Blog Posts

Published: 9th November 2023
Suella Braverman has decided to set fire to a core aspect of the British model of policing, the operational independence of the police from ministers.* The Home Secretary has done...
Published: 16th March 2018