Advisory Board


Dr. Jyoti Belur
Department of Security and Crime Science
UCL, United Kindgdom

Short Bio 

Prof Jyoti Belur qualified in Economics at the University of Mumbai where she worked as a lecturer before joining the Indian Police Service and serving as a senior police officer in the North of India. She has a Masters in Police Management from Osmania University and went on to complete a Masters in Human Rights at the University of Essex. After leaving the police service, her PhD thesis on the Police Use of Deadly Force in Mumbai was completed at the London School of Economics. Now a Professor in Policing at the UCL Department of Security and Crime Science she has undertaken research for the UK Home Office, College of Policing, ESRC, Leverhulme Trust, and the Metropolitan Police Service. Aside from her teaching responsibilities, she has numerous published works, including over 50 peer reviewed articles and book chapters and several reports. She is the programme convenor for the BSc in Professional Policing and the MSc in Policing. She currently also serves in an advisory capacity on His Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire Services and is a Member of the London Policing Ethics Panel. Dr Belur is interested in methodological issues and is a qualitative research methods expert. Her research interests include policing, police training and education, systematic reviews and evaluations, and violence against women and children.