Professor Lawrence Sherman

Chief Executive, Cambridge Centre for Evidence-Based Policing Ltd

Lawrence W. Sherman is Chief Executive of the Cambridge Centre for Evidence-Based Policing Ltd, a global online and in-person training and consultancy firm. As Wolfson Professor of Criminology Emeritus at the University of Cambridge, he also serves as Director of the Cambridge University Police Executive Programme,. Since beginning his career as an analyst in the New York City Police Department, he has designed or led experiments in over 50 police agencies on four continents, and trained over 2,000 police officers and analysts in evidence-based policing. A former President of the American Society of Criminology, he holds honorary degrees or medals from five universities. In 2010 he was elected Honorary President by the UK founders of the Society of Evidence-Based Policing, and continues to serve as a global champion of better research for better policing.