Please feel free to contact me for further information or to discuss future work.

L C Richards BSc (Hons), MSc, MBPsS


For further information on the DASH (2009) Risk Model:

Laura has a developed a number of key products:

Domestic Abuse, Stalking and Harassment and Honour Based Violence (DASH 2009) Risk Identification, Assessment and Management Model;

Tactical Menu of Intervention Options for domestic abuse and honour based violence (HBV);

Getting Away with it: a profile of the domestic serious and sexual offenders;

Findings from the Multi-agency Domestic Homicide Reviews;

Guidance and Template for Multi-agency Domestic Homicide Reviews;

Stalking Advice Leaflet on behalf of ACPO;

HBV Advice leaflet, Resource document and risk management options on behalf of ACPO;

Risk Management Panels: Violence Risk Identification Guide.

Publications Include:

Baker, A and Richards, L. (2005). Prevention of Homicide and Serious Violence. The Journal of Homicide and Major Incident Investigation. Vol. 1 Issue 1. Spring 2005. ACPO: Centrex. Erratum in Vol 1 Issue 2.

Holden, A., Gozna, L. F & Richards, L. (2009). Prostitute Homicide: The influence of prior relationship on the perpetrator behaviour. In D. Canter, M. Ioannou & D. Youngs (eds). Street Prostitution: Safer Sex in the City (pp31-49). Aldershot: Ashgate;

Richards, L, and Aubeelack, A. (2009). Protecting the Public and Vulnerable Persons in Clive Harfield (eds) Police Operational Handbook: Practice and Procedure. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Richards, L., Letchford, S and Stratton, S. (2008). Policing Domestic Violence. Oxford: Oxford University Press;

Richards, L. (2006). Homicide Prevention: Findings from the Multi-agency Domestic Violence Homicide Review. The Journal of Homicide and MajorIncident Investigation. Vol. 2 Issue 2. Autumn 2006. ACPO: Centrex.

Stanko, E., Kielinger, V., Paterson, S., Richards, L., Crisp, D and Marsland, L. (2003). Grounded Crime Prevention; Respondng to and Understanding Hate Crime in ‘Crime Prevention- New Approaches’ (eds). Helmut Kury and Joachim Obergell-Fuchs (pp123-153). Germany: Weiser Ring.

Young, H., Richards, L., McCusker, S. (2006). Profiling Mentally Disordered Homicide Offenders to inform Investigative Decision Making and Intervention Strategies. The Journal of Homicide and Major Incident Investigation. Vol. 2 Issue 1. Spring 2006. ACPO: Centrex.

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