Jerry Ratcliffe is a former British police officer, college professor, and host of the Reducing Crime podcast. 

 

His research focuses on evidence-based policing, and he works with police agencies around the world on crime reduction and criminal intelligence strategy. After an ice-climbing accident ended a decade-long career with London’s Metropolitan Police, he earned a first class honors degree and a PhD from the University of Nottingham. He has published over 90 research articles and nine books, including most recently “Reducing Crime: A Companion for Police Leaders”.

Ratcliffe has been a research adviser to the FBI and the Philadelphia Police Commissioner, an instructor for the ATF intelligence academy, and he is a member of the FBI Law Enforcement Education and Training Council. He is a professor in the Department of Criminal Justice at Temple University in Philadelphia, USA. 

RECENT BLOG POSTS

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Weisburd, D., Majmundar, M. K., Aden, H., Braga, A., Bueermann, J., … Ratcliffe, J., Tyler, T. (in press). Proactive policing: A summary of the report of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Asian Journal of Criminology.

Proactive policing

No. 73

Ratcliffe, JH, Taylor, RB, & Fisher, R (in press) Conflicts and congruencies between predictive policing and the patrol officer’s craft, Policing and Society.

Predictive policing

No. 72

Ratcliffe, JH & Kikuchi, G (in press) Harm-focused offender triage and prioritization: A Philadelphia case study, Policing: An International Journal.

Harm-focused policing

No. 71

UPCOMING
PRESENTATIONS

American Society of Criminology, San Francisco, November 2019
Oregon POP Conference, Salem OR, January 2020
Western Society of Criminology, Phoenix, AZ, February 2020

UPCOMING
TRAINING COURSES

ILP one-day seminar
Sayreville, NJ 20 November '19
Police Commander's Crime Reduction Course, Salem, OR
7-9 January 2020
Police Commander's Crime Reduction Course, Paramus, NJ
28-30 January 2020
Police Commander's Crime Reduction Course, St. Petersburg
10-12 February 2020
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