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Interaction patterns in crisis negotiations

Giebels, E., & Taylor, P. J. (2009). Interaction patterns in crisis negotiations: Persuasive arguments and cultural differences. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 5-19. Summary  One of several papers showing how the tactics we have developed for use within low-context (individualistic) cultures can be less...

Detecting insider threats to organizations through language change

Taylor, P. J., Dando, C., Ormerod, T., Ball, L., Jenkins, M., Sandham, A., & Menacere, T. (2013). Detecting insider threats to organizations through language change. Law and Human Behavior, 37, 267-275. Summary Employees’ malicious use of their access to organisational information costs industry...

Does Canadian use-of-force simulations incorporate principles of effective training?

Bennell, C., Jones, N.J., & Corey, S. (2007). Does use-of-force simulation training in Canadian police agencies incorporate principles of effective training? Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 13, 35-58. | Link to article in Psychology, Public Policy and Law | Abstract Numerous police agencies in...

Clinical versus actuarial geographic profiling strategies

Bennell, C., Taylor, P.J., & Snook, B. (2007). Clinical versus actuarial geographic profiling strategies: A review of the research. Police Practice and Research, 8, 335-345. | Link to article in Police Practice and Research | Abstract Geographic profiling predictions can be produced using...

The Forensic Psychologist’s Casebook

Alison, L.J. (ed.) (2005). The Forensic Psychologist’s Casebook. New York, Routledge. | Find it via amazon.com | This book aims to demonstrate how forensic psychology contributes to police investigations, providing practical information about the type of reports provided by psychologists and behavioural...

Professionalizing Offender Profiling

Alison, L.J. & Rainbow, L. (eds) (2011). Professionalizing Offender Profiling. London, Routledge. | Find it via Amazon | Offender profiling is now viewed as an integral part of serious crime investigations by many law enforcement agencies across the world and...

An evaluation of claims made in Behavioural Investigative Advice reports

Almond, L., Alison, L. & Porter, L. (2008). An evaluation and comparison of claims made in Behavioural Investigative Advice reports compiled by the National Policing Improvements Agency in the United Kingdom. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, 4,  71-83.  ...

Using immersive simulated learning environments for researching critical incidents

Alison, L., van den Heuvel, C., Waring, S., Power, N., Long, A., O’Hara, T. & Crego, J. (2012). Using immersive simulated learning environments (ISLEs) for researching critical incidents: A knowledge synthesis of the literature and experiences of studying high risk...

The impact of accountability in crisis negotiations

Waring, K., Alison, L., Cunningham, S., & Whitfield, K. (2013). The impact of accountability on motivational goals and the quality of advice provided in crisis negotiations. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 19(2), 137-150. doi: 10.1037/a0030629. | Link to article in Psychology, Public Policy,...

Rational choice approach to the offending process of sex offenders

Beauregard, E., & Leclerc, B. (2007). An application of the rational choice approach to the offending process of sex offenders: A closer look at the decision-making. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 19, 115-133. Summary  | Link to...