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Dr Leona Mydlowski

Lecturer in Policing and Criminal Investigation
School of Justice

Leona is a member of the policing teaching teams in the School of Justice. Leona had a successful career in the criminal justice system and then studied for a PhD at Leeds Beckett University. Leona's thesis was entitled 'An explorative study into police management of registered sex offenders' and was conducted with different police forces in the United Kingdom.

Leona teaches across criminal law, international criminal law and decision making and also supervises postgraduate students in these areas. Leona is also a guest speaker on the University's Offender Personality Disorder network with the NHS, where she provided lectures on risk assessment and management for dangerous offenders. Leona's research focuses on police management of registered sex offenders, risk assessment, police decision making, offender management and mental health. Leona has presented her research at both national and international conferences and is currently preparing her work for publication.

  • PhD
  • LLM
  • LLB
  • 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