Leona completed her PhD in Police Management of Registered Sexual Offenders. Leona has worked with Police forces in the UK conducting research around offender management and risk assessment of Registered Sexual Offenders. Leona also has research interests in the area of risk and decision making in the criminal justice system. Leona's teaching interests include, criminal law, International Criminal Law and policing. Leona currently is supervising research students in decision making from a policing perspective.
Leona's current teaching responsibilites are the Law of property and Weapons, International Humanitarian and Criminal Law and Investigation Project. Leona has presented her work at conferences such as Socio-Legal Studies Association and British Society of Criminology.
Prior to commencing a career in academia, Leona had a successful career in the criminal justice system. This then led Leona to complete her PhD in the criminal justice system, from a policing and offender management perspective. Leona has worked with police forces in UK and is currently writing her research for publication.
- Sex Offenders
- Management and Risk Assessment of Offenders
- Police Decision Making
- Police Culture
- Member of Socio Legal Studies Association
- Member of British Society of Criminology
- Member of National Offender for Treatment of Abusers
- Member of Association of Treatment of Sexual Abusers