Dr Lisa Tompson

Lisa Tompson

Senior Lecturer

Qualifications: MSc, PhD, FHEA

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About Lisa

Lisa has worked in the field of Crime Science for 15 years. Prior to that she was a Police Crime Analyst in the UK. Her work focuses on research and analysis that can be used by policing and crime reduction practitioners to better understand and prevent crime.

Papers Taught

Research Supervised

I am interested in supervising student projects on crime analysis, crime prevention, emerging crimes and crimes to the environment.

Recent Publications

  • Jerath, K., Tompson, L., & Belur, J. (2022). Treating and managing stalking offenders: findings from a multi-agency clinical intervention. Psychology, Crime & Law, 1-24. doi:10.1080/1068316x.2022.2057981

  • Purdy, R., Crocker, M., Borrion, H., Ekblom, P., Tompson, L., Galvin, J., & Fouquet, R. (2022). Fly-tipping: Drivers, deterrents and impacts: Fly-tipping: Drivers, Deterrents and Impacts. London, England: UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs. Retrieved from

  • Tompson, L., Steinbach, R., Johnson, S. D., Teh, C. S., Perkins, C., Edwards, P., & Armstrong, B. (2022). Absence of street lighting may prevent vehicle crime, but spatial and temporal displacement remains a concern. Journal of Quantitative Criminology. doi:10.1007/s10940-022-09539-8 Open Access version:

  • Tompson, L., Davies, S., & Polaschek, D. (2022). Systematic evidence map of disparities in police outcomes: database. Retrieved from

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Crime; Data; Social Policy; Social Science Research; Statistics