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: 16th October 2020
Related themes: Digital technology, Justice

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Published: 16th October 2020
In July 2018 the then Justice Secretary David Gauke MP announced that new technology would be introduced to help tackle crime in prisons. Specifically, a digital categorisation tool would be...
Published: 19th December 2017