About

The Criminal Investigative Research and Analysis (CIR&A) Group is a research and consultancy consortium dedicated to the study of Criminological, Investigative and Forensic Psychology.  The CiR&A Group is composed of internationally renowned experts from academia, forensic and investigative practice, and law enforcement. 

The overarching aim of the CIR&A group is to disseminate, enhance and facilitate national and international collaboration between law-enforcement agencies, academics, practitioners and students in all aspects of criminal and investigative research.

Research

Research Solutions“PRACTICAL-MINDED RESEARCH FOR CRIMINAL INVESTIGATIVE ADVANCEMENT”

The mandate of our research branch is to establish itself as a common-place resource for academics, practitioners, and law enforcement agents by providing them with pragmatic, up-to-date research, and expert commentary across a number of criminal investigative research areas. The CiR&A group recognises the importance of disseminating research as far and as wide as possible, and thus we are dedicated to publishing research in both top-tier academic journals as well as policing, corrections and practitioner publications.

Analysis

Analytics“INTUITIVE ANALYTICAL SOLUTIONS TO CREATE AND SUSTAIN CASE MOMENTUM”

The mandate of our analysis branch is to provide effective criminal and behavioural investigative analysis, advice and training to law enforcement and business in our key areas of expertise. Analysis is provided by our team of associate members, a group of internationally-recognized experts from a variety of backgrounds and knowledge-bases, including forensic and investigative psychology, criminology, critical incident management, police decision making, behavioural investigative advising, case linkage analysis and geographical profiling.