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Prof Laurence Alison BSc, MSc, PhD, C.PSychol

Chair in Forensic and Investigative Psychology Psychological Sciences

    Publications

    2018

    Information sharing in interteam responses to disaster (Journal article)

    Waring, S., Alison, L., Carter, G., Barrett-Pink, C., Humann, M., Swan, L., & Zilinsky, T. (n.d.). Information sharing in interteam responses to disaster. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. doi:10.1111/joop.12217

    DOI: 10.1111/joop.12217

    2017

    Behavioural Investigative Advice for Police Investigations (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Knabe-Nicol, S. (2017, November). Behavioural Investigative Advice for Police Investigations.

    Between a rock and a hard place of geopolitically sensitive threats – critical incidents and decision inertia (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Palasinski, M., Waring, S., Humphrey, A., Humann, M., Shortland, N., & Bowman Grieve, L. (2018). Between a rock and a hard place of geopolitically sensitive threats – critical incidents and decision inertia. Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression, 10(3), 207-224. doi:10.1080/19434472.2017.1373690

    DOI: 10.1080/19434472.2017.1373690

    Conflict: Sacred Values, Decision Inertia and the Psychology of Choice in Military Decision-Making. (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Shortland, N. D. (2017, November 24). Conflict: Sacred Values, Decision Inertia and the Psychology of Choice in Military Decision-Making..

    Developing an Evidence-Based Perspective on Interrogation: A Review of the US Government's High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group Research Program (Journal article)

    Meissner, C. A., Surmon-Bohr, F., Oleszkiewicz, S., & Alison, L. J. (2017). Developing an Evidence-Based Perspective on Interrogation: A Review of the US Government's High-Value Detainee Interrogation Group Research Program. PSYCHOLOGY PUBLIC POLICY AND LAW, 23(4), 438-457. doi:10.1037/law0000136

    DOI: 10.1037/law0000136

    2016

    KIRAT: Law Enforcement's Prioritization Tool for Investigating Indecent Image Offenders (Journal article)

    Long, M., Alison, L., Tejeiro, R., Hendricks, E., & Giles, S. (2016). KIRAT: Law Enforcement's Prioritization Tool for Investigating Indecent Image Offenders. PSYCHOLOGY PUBLIC POLICY AND LAW, 22(1), 12-21. doi:10.1037/law0000069

    DOI: 10.1037/law0000069

    2015

    Decision inertia: Deciding between least worst outcomes in emergency responses to disasters (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Power, N., van den Heuvel, C., Humann, M., Palasinksi, M., & Crego, J. (2015). Decision inertia: Deciding between least worst outcomes in emergency responses to disasters. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 88(2), 295-321. doi:10.1111/joop.12108

    DOI: 10.1111/joop.12108

    2014

    A taxonomy of endogenous and exogenous uncertainty in high-risk, high-impact contexts. (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Power, N., van den Heuvel, C., & Waring, S. (2015). A taxonomy of endogenous and exogenous uncertainty in high-risk, high-impact contexts.. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100(4), 1309-1318. doi:10.1037/a0038591

    DOI: 10.1037/a0038591

    Factors associated with contact child sexual abuse in a sample of indecent image offenders (Journal article)

    McManus, M. A., Long, M. L., Alison, L., & Almond, L. (2015). Factors associated with contact child sexual abuse in a sample of indecent image offenders. JOURNAL OF SEXUAL AGGRESSION, 21(3), 368-384. doi:10.1080/13552600.2014.927009

    DOI: 10.1080/13552600.2014.927009

    The Efficacy of Rapport-Based Techniques for Minimizing Counter-Interrogation Tactics Amongst a Field Sample of Terrorists (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Alison, E., Noone, G., Elntib, S., Waring, S., & Christiansen, P. (2014). The Efficacy of Rapport-Based Techniques for MinimizingCounter-Interrogation Tactics Amongst a Field Sample ofTerrorists. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 20(4), 421-430.

    Unmanned weapons systems and just wars: The psychological dimension (Chapter)

    Power, N., Alison, L., & Ralph, J. (2014). Unmanned weapons systems and just wars: The psychological dimension. In L. Sandford (Ed.), Precision Strike Warfare and International Intervention Strategic, Ethico-Legal and Decisional Implications (pp. 188-205). doi:10.4324/9781315850528

    DOI: 10.4324/9781315850528

    Whatever you say, say nothing: Individual differences in counter interrogation tactics amongst a field sample of right wing, AQ inspired and paramilitary terrorists (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Alison, E., Noone, G., Elntib, S., Waring, S., & Christiansen, P. (2014). Whatever you say, say nothing: Individual differences in counter interrogation tactics amongst a field sample of right wing, AQ inspired and paramilitary terrorists. PERSONALITY AND INDIVIDUAL DIFFERENCES, 68, 170-175. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2014.04.031

    DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2014.04.031

    2013

    Decision Inertia and Failures to Act in Choosing Between 'Least-Worst' Options (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Palasinski, M., Waring, S., Humphrey, A., & Humann, M. (2013). Decision Inertia and Failures to Act in Choosing Between 'Least-Worst' Options. Journal of Threat Management and Assessment.

    Experience Eductive and Reproductive Ability and Time Perception as Protective Factors in Minimizing (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Doran, B., Long, M., Power, N., & Long, A. (2013). Experience Eductive and Reproductive Ability and Time Perception as Protective Factors in Minimizing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied.

    The Efficacy of Rapport-Based Techniques for Minimizing Counter-Interrogation Tactics Amongst a Field Sample of Terrorists (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Alison, E., Noone, G., Elntib, S., Waring, S., & Christiansen, P. (2014). The Efficacy of Rapport-Based Techniques for Minimizing Counter-Interrogation Tactics Amongst a Field Sample of Terrorists. PSYCHOLOGY PUBLIC POLICY AND LAW, 20(4), 421-430. doi:10.1037/law0000021

    DOI: 10.1037/law0000021

    The impact of accountability on motivational goals and the quality of advice provided in crisis negotiations (Journal article)

    Waring, S., Alison, L., Cunningham, S., & Whitfield, K. (2013). The impact of accountability on motivational goals and the quality of advice provided in crisis negotiations. Psychology, Public Policy, & the Law, (19(2)), 137-150.

    The impact of accountability on motivational goals and the quality of advice provided in crisis negotiations. (Journal article)

    Waring, S. K., Alison, L. J., Cunningham, S., & Whitfield, K. C. (2013). The impact of accountability on motivational goals and the quality of advice provided in crisis negotiations.. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 19(2), 137-150. doi:10.1037/a0030629

    DOI: 10.1037/a0030629

    Using Rapport-Based Interpersonal Techniques for Generating Useful Information from Suspects Convicted of Indecent Image Offences against Children (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Alison, E., Parmenter, L., Elntib, S., Waring, S., & Christiansen, P. (2013). Using Rapport-Based Interpersonal Techniques for Generating Useful Information from Suspects Convicted of Indecent Image Offences against Children.

    Whatever You Say, Say Nothing: Individual Differences in Counter Interrogation Tactics Amongst A Field Sample of Right Wing, AQ inspired and Paramilitary Terrorists. (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Alison, E., Noone, G., Elntib, S., Waring, S., & Christiansen, P. (2013). Whatever You Say, Say Nothing: Individual Differences in Counter Interrogation Tactics Amongst A Field Sample of Right Wing, AQ inspired and Paramilitary Terrorists..

    2012

    Child Pornography and Likelihood of Contact Abuse (Journal article)

    Long, M. L., Alison, L. A., & McManus, M. A. (2013). Child Pornography and Likelihood of Contact Abuse. Sexual Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment, 25(4), 370-395. doi:10.1177/1079063212464398

    DOI: 10.1177/1079063212464398

    Coping with uncertainty: police strategies for resilient decision-making and action implementation (Journal article)

    van den Heuvel, C., Alison, L., & Power, N. (2014). Coping with uncertainty: police strategies for resilient decision-making and action implementation. Cognition, Technology & Work, 16(1), 25-45. doi:10.1007/s10111-012-0241-8

    DOI: 10.1007/s10111-012-0241-8

    Immersive Simulated Learning Environments for Researching Critical Incidents (Journal article)

    Alison, L., van den Heuvel, C., Waring, S., Power, N., Long, A., O’Hara, T., & Crego, J. (2013). Immersive Simulated Learning Environments for Researching Critical Incidents. Journal of Cognitive Engineering and Decision Making, 7(3), 255-272. doi:10.1177/1555343412468113

    DOI: 10.1177/1555343412468113

    The Influence of Trust on Senior Investigating Officers’ Decision Making in High-Profile Critical Incidents (Journal article)

    Wheatcroft, J. M., Alison, L. A., & McGrory, D. (2012). The Influence of Trust on Senior Investigating Officers’ Decision Making in High-Profile Critical Incidents. Police Quarterly, 15(4), 386-413. doi:10.1177/1098611112447610

    DOI: 10.1177/1098611112447610

    When do we Believe Experts? The Power of the Unorthodox View (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Almond, L., Christiansen, P., Waring, S., Power, N., & Villejoubert, G. (2012). When do we Believe Experts? The Power of the Unorthodox View. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 30(6), 729-748. doi:10.1002/bsl.2030

    DOI: 10.1002/bsl.2030

    When do we believe experts? The power of the unorthodox view (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Almond, L., Christiansen, P., Waring, S., Power, N., & Villejoubert, G. (2012). When do we believe experts? The power of the unorthodox view. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, (30(6)), 729-748.

    When do we believe experts? The power of unorthodox view (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Almond, L., Christiansen, P., Waring, S., Power, N., & Ville Joubert, G. (2012). When do we believe experts? The power of unorthodox view. Behavioral Sciences and the Law, 30, 729-748. doi:10.1002/bsl.2030

    DOI: 10.1002/bsl.2030

    2011

    'Professionalizing Offender Profiling: Forensic and Investigative Psychology in Practice' (Book)

    Alison, L., & Rainbow, L. (Eds.) (2011). 'Professionalizing Offender Profiling: Forensic and Investigative Psychology in Practice'. London: Routledge.

    'Vulnerable Localities Index: Features of Vulnerable Localities' (Report)

    Alison, L., Eyre, M., Newman, F., & Schneider, M. (2011). 'Vulnerable Localities Index: Features of Vulnerable Localities'. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    The value of simulation based training in reducing decision avoidance (Journal article)

    Alison, L., & Waring, S. (2011). The value of simulation based training in reducing decision avoidance. Home Team Journal, 3, 102-113.

    2010

    '21st Century Thinking: Report on Professional Standards in U.K. Police' (Report)

    Crego, J., Eyre, M., & Alison, L. (2010). '21st Century Thinking: Report on Professional Standards in U.K. Police'. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    'Back to the future: accelerating expertise for U.K. emergency services wth HYDRA simulations.' (Journal article)

    Eyre, M., Crego, J., & Alison, L. (2010). 'Back to the future: accelerating expertise for U.K. emergency services wth HYDRA simulations.'. Public Service Review: HR and Training Journal, 9, 38.

    'Haringey: the Organisational Legacy' (Report)

    Crego, J., Eyre, M., & Alison, L. (2010). 'Haringey: the Organisational Legacy'. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    'How dos ex offenders think the police should interview to elicit confessions from sex offenders?' (Journal article)

    Kebbell, M., Alison, L., Hurren, E., & Mazerolle, P. (2010). 'How dos ex offenders think the police should interview to elicit confessions from sex offenders?'. Psychology Crime and Law, 16, 567-584.

    'Impact of Autism on Obtaining Best Evidence' (Conference Paper)

    Mulcahy, S., Wheatcroft, J. M., & Alison, L. (2010). 'Impact of Autism on Obtaining Best Evidence'. In Evaluation and effectiveness of investigative interviewing: A multi-disciplinary approach (pp. 38). Stavern Norway: Teesside University.

    'Interviewing: the Whats, the Hows and Watch Outs of this Acutely Stressful Situation' (Conference Paper)

    Mulcahy, S., Wheatcroft, J. M., & Alison, L. (2010). 'Interviewing: the Whats, the Hows and Watch Outs of this Acutely Stressful Situation'. In NAS (pp. 3). London: National Autistic Society. Retrieved from http://www.autism.org.uk/

    'Investigative Decision Making' (Chapter)

    Eyre, M., & Alison, L. (2010). 'Investigative Decision Making'. In J. Brown, & E. Campbell (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Investigative Psychology (pp. 73-80). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

    'Losing Sight of the 'Golden Mean': Accountogenic Decisions in U.K. Policing (Chapter)

    Alison, L., Eyre, M., & Humann, M. (2010). 'Losing Sight of the 'Golden Mean': Accountogenic Decisions in U.K. Policing. In K. Mosier, & U. Fischer (Eds.), Informed by Knowledge: Expert Performance in Complex Situations. (pp. 269-285). New York: Taylor and Francis.

    'Managing Critical Incidents: Workshop' (Report)

    Crego, J., Eyre, M., & Alison, L. (2010). 'Managing Critical Incidents: Workshop'. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    'Operational Debrief: Shootings in Cumbria (Report)

    Crego, J., Alison, L., & Eyre, M. (2010). 'Operational Debrief: Shootings in Cumbria. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    'Policing Large Scale Events and Conferences: a Review' (Report)

    Alison, L., Waring, S., & Humann, M. (2010). 'Policing Large Scale Events and Conferences: a Review'. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    'Supporting Vulnerable People: Review of U.S. Police Strategies for the Homeless' (Report)

    Crego, J., Alison, L., Eyre, M., & Grant, J. (2010). 'Supporting Vulnerable People: Review of U.S. Police Strategies for the Homeless'. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    'The Interpretation and Utilisation of Offender Profiles: A Critical Review of 'Traditional' Approaches to Profiling' (Chapter)

    Alison, L., Barrett, E., & Almond, L. (2010). 'The Interpretation and Utilisation of Offender Profiles: A Critical Review of 'Traditional' Approaches to Profiling'. In J. Adler, & J. Gray (Eds.), Forensic Psychology: Concepts, Debates and Practice (pp. 25-55). Devon: Willan publishers..

    Fire service watch manager induction course: an evaluation (Report)

    Waring, S., Freeman, A., & Alison, L. (2010). Fire service watch manager induction course: an evaluation. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    How Uncertainty and Accountability can Derail Strategic ‘Save Life’ Decisions in Counter-Terrorism Simulations: A Descriptive Model of Choice Deferral and Omission Bias (Journal article)

    van den Heuvel, C., Alison, L., & Crego, J. (2012). How Uncertainty and Accountability can Derail Strategic ‘Save Life’ Decisions in Counter-Terrorism Simulations: A Descriptive Model of Choice Deferral and Omission Bias. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 25(2), 165-187. doi:10.1002/bdm.723

    DOI: 10.1002/bdm.723

    Losing sight of the golden mean: Accountogenic decisions in U.K. policing. (Chapter)

    Alison, L., Eyre, M., & Humann, M. (2010). Losing sight of the golden mean: Accountogenic decisions in U.K. policing.. In Knowledge: Expert performance in complex situations (pp. 275-294). New York: Taylor & Francis.

    Operation Escudo: Debriefing of the police management of a Liberal Democrat conference (Report)

    Alison, L., Eyre, M., & Waring, S. (2010). Operation Escudo: Debriefing of the police management of a Liberal Democrat conference. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    Pragmatic solutions to offender profiling and behavioural investigative advice (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Goodwill, A., Almond, L., Heuvel, C., & Winter, J. (2010). Pragmatic solutions to offender profiling and behavioural investigative advice. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 15(1), 115-132. doi:10.1348/135532509X463347

    DOI: 10.1348/135532509X463347

    Preventing Violent Extremism: Identifying Risk Factors in Vulnerable People. (Journal article)

    Cole, J., Cole, B., Alison, E., & Alison, L. (2010). Preventing Violent Extremism: Identifying Risk Factors in Vulnerable People.. Jane's Intelligence Review.

    2009

    'Anti-corruption: What Matters? (Report)

    Crego, J., Alison, L., & Eyre, M. (2009). 'Anti-corruption: What Matters?. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    'CBRN Operational Advisers Course: an Evaluation' (Report)

    Alison, L., Waring, S., & van den Heuvel, C. (2009). 'CBRN Operational Advisers Course: an Evaluation'. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    'Debrief Report on Public Order Training' (Report)

    Roberts, A., Waring, S., Whitfield, K., & Alison, L. (2009). 'Debrief Report on Public Order Training'. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    'Fire Watch Manager Induction Course: an Evaluation' (Report)

    Waring, S., Freeman, A., & Alison, L. (2009). 'Fire Watch Manager Induction Course: an Evaluation'. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    'New Challenges in Preventing Violent Extremism: Shaping the Future Together' (Report)

    Crego, J., Alison, L., & Eyre, M. (2009). 'New Challenges in Preventing Violent Extremism: Shaping the Future Together'. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    'Operational Review: Kidnapping of British Hostages' (Report)

    Crego, J., Alison, L., & Eyre, M. (2009). 'Operational Review: Kidnapping of British Hostages'. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    'Protecting Vulnerable People: Preventing Violent Extremism' (Report)

    Alison, L., Crego, J., & Eyre, M. (2009). 'Protecting Vulnerable People: Preventing Violent Extremism'. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    CBRN operational advisors course: course assessment procedures (Report)

    Alison, L., Waring, S., & van den Heuvel, C. (2009). CBRN operational advisors course: course assessment procedures. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    Challenges in Simulation Based Training: Accelerating Expertise in Critical Incident Managers (Conference Paper)

    Alison, L., & Humann, M. (2009). Challenges in Simulation Based Training: Accelerating Expertise in Critical Incident Managers. In nternational Joint Operations Command and Control Conference (pp. 34-39). London: RUSI.

    Interpreting Claims in Offender Profiles: The Role of Probability Phrases, Base Rates and Perceived Dangerousness. (Journal article)

    Villejoubert, G., Almond, L., & Alison, L. (2009). Interpreting Claims in Offender Profiles: The Role of Probability Phrases, Base Rates and Perceived Dangerousness.. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 23(1)(1), 36-54.

    Interpreting claims in offender profiles: the role of probability phrases, base-rates and perceived dangerousness (Journal article)

    Villejoubert, G., Almond, L., & Alison, L. (2009). Interpreting claims in offender profiles: the role of probability phrases, base-rates and perceived dangerousness. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 23(1), 36-54. doi:10.1002/acp.1438

    DOI: 10.1002/acp.1438

    Multidimensional scaling and the analysis of sexual offence behavior: A reply to Sturidsson et al. (Journal article)

    Goodwill, A. M., Alison, L., & Humann, M. (2009). Multidimensional scaling and the analysis of sexual offence behavior: A reply to Sturidsson et al.. Psychology, Crime & Law, 15(6), 517-524.

    Multidimensional scaling and the analysis of sexual offence behaviour: a reply to Sturidsson et al. (Journal article)

    Goodwill, A. M., Alison, L. J., & Humann, M. (2009). Multidimensional scaling and the analysis of sexual offence behaviour: a reply to Sturidsson et al.. Psychology, Crime & Law, 15(6), 517-524. doi:10.1080/10683160802348511

    DOI: 10.1080/10683160802348511

    Operation Iota: 10kV debrief report on public order training (Report)

    Roberts, A., Waring, S., Whitfield, K., & Alison, L. (2009). Operation Iota: 10kV debrief report on public order training. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    Police officers' views of effective interview tactics with suspects: The effects of weight of case evidence and discomfort with ambiguity (Journal article)

    Häkkänen, H., Ask, K., Kebbell, M., Alison, L., & Granhag, P. A. (2009). Police officers' views of effective interview tactics with suspects: The effects of weight of case evidence and discomfort with ambiguity. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 23(4), 468-481. doi:10.1002/acp.1491

    DOI: 10.1002/acp.1491

    The impact of accountability on policing within critical incidents (Report)

    Waring, S., Calladine, L., & Alison, L. (2009). The impact of accountability on policing within critical incidents. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    What Works in Offender Profiling? A Comparison of Typological, Thematic, and Multivariate models (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Goodwill, A., Almond, L., van den Heuvel, C., & Winter, J. (2009). What Works in Offender Profiling? A Comparison of Typological, Thematic, and Multivariate models. Legal & Criminological Psychology..

    2008

    'Policing Critical Incidents: Leadership and Critical Incident Management' (Book)

    Alison, L., & Crego, J. (Eds.) (2008). 'Policing Critical Incidents: Leadership and Critical Incident Management'. Devon: Willan.

    A Training Needs Analysis for Public Sector Agencies in the Awareness of Radicalisation and Countering Violent Extremism which may Present Risk of Harm to the Public (Report)

    Cole, J., Cole, B., Kebbell, M., & Alison, L. (2008). A Training Needs Analysis for Public Sector Agencies in the Awareness of Radicalisation and Countering Violent Extremism which may Present Risk of Harm to the Public. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    A facet analysis of police officers' self-reported use of suspect-interviewing strategies and their Discomfort with Ambiguity (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Kebbell, M., & Leung, J. (2008). A facet analysis of police officers' self-reported use of suspect-interviewing strategies and their Discomfort with Ambiguity. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 22(8), 1072-1087. doi:10.1002/acp.1408

    DOI: 10.1002/acp.1408

    An evaluation and comparison of claims made in Behavioural Investigative Advice reports compiled by the National Policing Improvements Agency in the United Kingdom. (Journal article)

    Almond, L., Alison, L., & Porter, L. (2008). An evaluation and comparison of claims made in Behavioural Investigative Advice reports compiled by the National Policing Improvements Agency in the United Kingdom.. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, 4, 71-83.

    Beijing: Capturing the Learning, Looking Forward. Security preparations for 2012 Olympics (Report)

    Crego, J., Alison, L., & Eyre, M. (2008). Beijing: Capturing the Learning, Looking Forward. Security preparations for 2012 Olympics. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    Decision Inertia: the Impact of Organisations on Critical Incident Decision Making (Chapter)

    Eyre, M., Alison, L., McLean, C., & Crego, J. (2008). Decision Inertia: the Impact of Organisations on Critical Incident Decision Making. In L. Alison, & J. Crego (Eds.), Policing Critical Incidents: Leadership and Critical Incident Management. (pp. 202-240). Devon: Willan.

    Electronic Debriefs and Simulations as Descriptive Methods for Defining the Critical Incident Landscape (Chapter)

    Eyre, M., Crego, J., & Alison, L. (2008). Electronic Debriefs and Simulations as Descriptive Methods for Defining the Critical Incident Landscape. In L. Alison, & J. Crego (Eds.), Policing Critical Incidents: Leadership and Critical Incident Management. (pp. 24-53). Devon: Willan.

    Emotions in Policing: the Emotional Legacy of Homicide Investigations. (Chapter)

    Crego, J., Alison, L., Roocroft, J., & Eyre, M. (2008). Emotions in Policing: the Emotional Legacy of Homicide Investigations.. In L. Alison, & J. Crego (Eds.), Policing Critical Incidents: Leadership and Critical Incident Management. (pp. 181-200). Devon: Willan.

    Heuristics and Biases in Decision Making (Chapter)

    Almond, L., Alison, L., Eyre, M., Crego, J., & Goodwill, A. (2008). Heuristics and Biases in Decision Making. In L. Alison, & J. Crego (Eds.), Policing Critical Incidents: Leadership and Critical Incident Management (pp. 152-181). Devon: Willan Publishing.

    Human rights is not enough: The need for demonstrating efficacy of an ethical approach to interviewing in India (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Sarangi, S., & Wright, A. (2008). Human rights is not enough: The need for demonstrating efficacy of an ethical approach to interviewing in India. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 13(1), 89-106. doi:10.1348/135532506X157737

    DOI: 10.1348/135532506X157737

    Inside the mind of Robert Napper (Journal article)

    Alison, L., & Eyre, M. (2008). Inside the mind of Robert Napper. The Guardian, 1.

    Learning Together - Making Neighbourhoods Safer (Report)

    Crego, J., Alison, L., & Eyre, M. (2008). Learning Together - Making Neighbourhoods Safer. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    Review of Rape and Serious Sexual Violence Investigations (Report)

    Crego, J., Alison, L., Eyre, M., Almond, L., & O'Brien, F. (2008). Review of Rape and Serious Sexual Violence Investigations. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    Securing (more) trust and confidence in Dorset Police (Report)

    Merry, S., Alison, L., Waring, S., & Goodwill, A. (2008). Securing (more) trust and confidence in Dorset Police. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    Sex offenders’ perceptions of the effectiveness and fairness of humanity, dominance, and displaying an understanding of cognitive distortions in police interviews: A vignette study (Journal article)

    Kebbell, M., Alison, L., & Hurren, E. (2008). Sex offenders’ perceptions of the effectiveness and fairness of humanity, dominance, and displaying an understanding of cognitive distortions in police interviews: A vignette study. Psychology, Crime & Law, 14(5), 435-449. doi:10.1080/10683160801950523

    DOI: 10.1080/10683160801950523

    Tragedy - Learning from the Past for a Better Future (Report)

    Crego, J., Alison, L., & Eyre, M. (2008). Tragedy - Learning from the Past for a Better Future. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    Youth Offending Service Simulations: findings Nov 2007 (Report)

    Alison, L., Waring, S., & Eyre, M. (2008). Youth Offending Service Simulations: findings Nov 2007. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    Youth offending service simulations: findings November 2007 (Report)

    Alison, L., Crego, J., Waring, S., & Eyre, M. (2008). Youth offending service simulations: findings November 2007. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    2007

    'Criminal investigative decision making: context and process' (Chapter)

    Alison, L., Barrett, E., & Crego, J. (2007). 'Criminal investigative decision making: context and process'. In R. R. Hoffman (Ed.), Expertise out of Context: Proceedings of the Sixth International Conference on Naturalistic Decision Making (Vol. 6, pp. 79-95). New York: Laurence Erlbaum.

    'Decision making, leading and responding to stress in critical incidents: a summary of recent presentations at the DFP's annual conference' (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Doran, B., Eyre, M., Mullins, S., Roocroft, J., & Whitfield, K. (2007). 'Decision making, leading and responding to stress in critical incidents: a summary of recent presentations at the DFP's annual conference'. Forensic Update, 88, 39-43.

    'The influence of media coverage on responses to a hypothetical burglary scenario' (Journal article)

    Jonathan, T., Alison, L., & Long, A. (2007). 'The influence of media coverage on responses to a hypothetical burglary scenario'. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 37, 631-657.

    'When is profiling possible? Offence planning and aggression as moderators in predicting offender age from victim age in stranger rape' (Journal article)

    Goodwill, A., & Alison, L. (2007). 'When is profiling possible? Offence planning and aggression as moderators in predicting offender age from victim age in stranger rape'. Behavioral Sciences and the law, 25, 823-840.

    A Review of Stress Among Firearms Officers (Report)

    Alison, L., Eyre, M., & Condon, C. (2007). A Review of Stress Among Firearms Officers. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    A Review of Stress Among Road Traffic Officers (Report)

    Alison, L., Eyre, M., & Condon, C. (2007). A Review of Stress Among Road Traffic Officers. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    A Review of the Current State of Counter-terrorist Responses in the U.K. (Report)

    Crego, J., Alison, L., Eyre, M., & Almond, L. (2007). A Review of the Current State of Counter-terrorist Responses in the U.K.. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    Debrief of Investigations into the Ipswich Murders (Report)

    Alison, L., Crego, J., Goodwill, A., Eyre, M., & Almond, L. (2007). Debrief of Investigations into the Ipswich Murders. Liverpool: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    Profiling suspects (Chapter)

    Alison, L., Mclean, C., & Almond, L. (2007). Profiling suspects. In T. Newburn, T. Williamson, & A. Wright (Eds.), Handbook of Criminal Investigation (pp. 125-150). Devon: Willan.

    Stereotyping, congruence and presentation order: Interpretative biases in utilizing offender profiles (Journal article)

    Marshall, B. C., & Alison, L. J. (2007). Stereotyping, congruence and presentation order: Interpretative biases in utilizing offender profiles. Psychology, Crime & Law, 13(3), 285-303. doi:10.1080/10683160600822162

    DOI: 10.1080/10683160600822162

    To Decide or not to Decide: Decision Making in Critical Incidents (Chapter)

    Eyre, M., & Alison, L. (2007). To Decide or not to Decide: Decision Making in Critical Incidents. In D. Carson, R. Milne, F. J. Pakes, & K. Shalev (Eds.), Applying Psychology to Criminal Justice (pp. 61-87). Chichester: Wiley.

    2006

    'Considerations for experts in assessing the credibility of recovered memories of child sexual abuse: the importance of maintaining a case-specific focus' (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Kebbell, M., & Lewis, P. (2006). 'Considerations for experts in assessing the credibility of recovered memories of child sexual abuse: the importance of maintaining a case-specific focus'. Psychology Public Policy and Law, 12, 419-441.

    'Hindsight bias and shooting incidents' (Chapter)

    Villejoubert, G., O'Keeffe, C. J., Alison, L., & Cole, J. (2006). 'Hindsight bias and shooting incidents'. In S. Giles, & M. Santarcangelo (Eds.), Psychological Aspects of Legal Processes (pp. 17-24). Liverpool: IA-IP Press.

    'Investigating criminal cases of delayed reports of sexual abuse.' (Chapter)

    Alison, L., & Kebbell, M. (2006). 'Investigating criminal cases of delayed reports of sexual abuse.'. In M. Kebbell, & G. Davies (Eds.), Practical Psychology for Forensic Investigations and Prosecutions (pp. 47-68). Chichester: Wiley.

    'Offender profiling' (Chapter)

    Alison, L., & Ogan, J. (2006). 'Offender profiling'. In R. D. McAnulty, & M. M. Burnette (Eds.), 'Sexual Deviation and Sexual Offences (pp. 47-68). Westport: Greenwood.

    'Offender profiling: limits and potential'' (Chapter)

    Alison, L., & Kebbell, M. (2006). 'Offender profiling: limits and potential''. In M. Kebbell, & G. Davies (Eds.), Practical Psychology for Forensic Investigations and Prosecutions' (pp. 157-164). Chichester: Wiley.

    'The development of a filter model for prioritizing suspects in burglary offences' (Journal article)

    Goodwill, A., & Alison, L. (2006). 'The development of a filter model for prioritizing suspects in burglary offences'. Psychology Crime and Law, 12, 395-416.

    'Utilising offender profiles and behavioural investigative advice' (Journal article)

    Alison, L., & Almond, L. (2006). 'Utilising offender profiles and behavioural investigative advice'. Police review, 27-28.

    Behavioural coherence in group robbery: a circumplex model of offender and victim interactions (Journal article)

    Porter, L. E., & Alison, L. J. (2006). Behavioural coherence in group robbery: a circumplex model of offender and victim interactions. Aggressive Behavior, 32(4), 330-342. doi:10.1002/ab.20132

    DOI: 10.1002/ab.20132

    Examining Group Rape: A Descriptive Analysis of Offender and Victim Behaviour (Journal article)

    Porter, L. E., & Alison, L. J. (2006). Examining Group Rape: A Descriptive Analysis of Offender and Victim Behaviour. European Journal of Criminology, 3(3), 357-381. doi:10.1177/1477370806065586

    DOI: 10.1177/1477370806065586

    In the Face of Adversity: Debrief of the London Bombings (Report)

    Alison, L., Crego, J., Eyre, M., & McLean, C. (2006). In the Face of Adversity: Debrief of the London Bombings. London: Centre for Critical and Major Incident Psychology.

    Leadership and hierarchies in criminal groups: Scaling degrees of leader behaviour in group robbery (Journal article)

    Porter, L. E., & Alison, L. J. (2006). Leadership and hierarchies in criminal groups: Scaling degrees of leader behaviour in group robbery. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 11(2), 245-265. doi:10.1348/135532505X68692

    DOI: 10.1348/135532505X68692

    Searching for a needle in a needle stack: combining criminal careers and journey-to-crime research for criminal suspect prioritization. (Journal article)

    Snook, B., Wright, M., House, J., & Alison, L. (2006). Searching for a needle in a needle stack: combining criminal careers and journey-to-crime research for criminal suspect prioritization.. Police Practice and Research, 7, 217-230.

    Structural behavioural analysis as a basis for discriminating between genuine and simulated rape allegations. (Journal article)

    Marshall, B. C., & Alison, L. (2006). Structural behavioural analysis as a basis for discriminating between genuine and simulated rape allegations.. Journal of Investigative and Offender Profiling, 3, 21-34.

    2005

    'The Forensic Psychologist's Casebook' (Book)

    Alison, L. (2005). 'The Forensic Psychologist's Casebook'. Devon, Cullumpton: Willan.

    Life Story Accounts of Left Wing Terrorists in India (Journal article)

    Sarangi, S., & Alison, L. (2005). Life Story Accounts of Left Wing Terrorists in India. Journal of Investigative Psychology and Offender Profiling, 2, 69-86.

    Sequential angulation, spatial dispersion and consistency of distance attack patterns from home in serial murder, rape and burglary (Journal article)

    Goodwill, A. M., & Alison, L. J. (2005). Sequential angulation, spatial dispersion and consistency of distance attack patterns from home in serial murder, rape and burglary. Psychology, Crime & Law, 11(2), 161-176. doi:10.1080/10683160512331316352

    DOI: 10.1080/10683160512331316352

    The Primacy of Decision-Action as an Influence Strategy of Violent Gang Leaders (Journal article)

    Porter, L. E., & Alison, L. J. (2005). The Primacy of Decision-Action as an Influence Strategy of Violent Gang Leaders. Small Group Research, 36(2), 188-207. doi:10.1177/1046496404272795

    DOI: 10.1177/1046496404272795

    2004

    Behavioural coherence in violent group activity: An interpersonal model of sexually violent gang behaviour (Journal article)

    Porter, L. E., & Alison, L. J. (2004). Behavioural coherence in violent group activity: An interpersonal model of sexually violent gang behaviour. Aggressive Behavior, 30(6), 449-468. doi:10.1002/ab.20047

    DOI: 10.1002/ab.20047

    Control and legacy as functions of perceived criticality in major incidents (Journal article)

    Crego, J., & Alison, L. (2004). Control and legacy as functions of perceived criticality in major incidents. Journal of Investigative Psychology & Offender Profiling, 1, 207-225.

    QUESTIONING SEQUENCES IN CANADIAN POLICE INTERVIEWS: CONSTRUCTING AND CONFIRMING THE COURSE OF EVENTS? (Journal article)

    Wright, A. M., & Alison, L. (2004). QUESTIONING SEQUENCES IN CANADIAN POLICE INTERVIEWS: CONSTRUCTING AND CONFIRMING THE COURSE OF EVENTS?. Psychology, Crime & Law, 10(2), 137-154. doi:10.1080/1068316031000099120

    DOI: 10.1080/1068316031000099120

    The Academic and the Practitioner: Pragmatists' Views of Offender Profiling. (Journal article)

    Alison, L., West, A., & Goodwill, A. (2004). The Academic and the Practitioner: Pragmatists' Views of Offender Profiling.. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 10(1-2), 71-101. doi:10.1037/1076-8971.10.1-2.71

    DOI: 10.1037/1076-8971.10.1-2.71

    The Organized/Disorganized Typology of Serial Murder: Myth or Model? (Journal article)

    Canter, D. V., Alison, L. J., Alison, E., & Wentink, N. (2004). The Organized/Disorganized Typology of Serial Murder: Myth or Model?. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 10(3), 293-320. doi:10.1037/1076-8971.10.3.293

    DOI: 10.1037/1076-8971.10.3.293

    US savings and loan fraud: implications for general and criminal culture theories of crime (Journal article)

    Spahr, L., & Alison, L. (2004). US savings and loan fraud: implications for general and criminal culture theories of crime. Crime, Law & Social Change, 41(1), 95-105.

    2003

    Converting evidence into data: The use of law enforcement archives as unobtrusive measurement (Journal article)

    Canter, D., & Alison, L. (2003). Converting evidence into data: The use of law enforcement archives as unobtrusive measurement. The Qualitative Report, 8, 151-176.

    Differentiating sex offences: a behaviorally based thematic classification of stranger rapes (Journal article)

    Canter, D. V., Bennell, C., Alison, L. J., & Reddy, S. (2003). Differentiating sex offences: a behaviorally based thematic classification of stranger rapes. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 21(2), 157-174. doi:10.1002/bsl.526

    DOI: 10.1002/bsl.526

    Interpreting the accuracy of offender profiles (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Smith, M. D., & Morgan, K. (2003). Interpreting the accuracy of offender profiles. PSYCHOLOGY CRIME & LAW, 9(2), 185-195. doi:10.1080/1068316031000116274

    DOI: 10.1080/1068316031000116274

    Juvenile firesetters: crime scene actions and offender characteristics. (Journal article)

    Santtila, P., Hakkenen, H., Alison, L., & Whyte, C. (2003). Juvenile firesetters: crime scene actions and offender characteristics.. Legal & Criminological Psychology, 8, 1-20.

    Toulmin's philosophy of argument and its relevance to offender profiling (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Smith, M. D., Eastman, O., & Rainbow, L. (2003). Toulmin's philosophy of argument and its relevance to offender profiling. Psychology, Crime & Law, 9(2), 173-183. doi:10.1080/1068316031000116265

    DOI: 10.1080/1068316031000116265

    2002

    Demographics, sexual behaviour, family background and abuse experiences of practitioners of sadomasochistic sex: A review of recent research (Journal article)

    Sandnabba, K., Santtila, P., Alison, L., & Nordling, N. (2002). Demographics, sexual behaviour, family background and abuse experiences of practitioners of sadomasochistic sex: A review of recent research. Sexual & Relationship Therapy, (17), 39-55.

    Investigating the underlying structure of sadomasochistically oriented behavior. (Journal article)

    Santtila, P., Sandnabba, K., Alison, L., & Nordling, N. (2002). Investigating the underlying structure of sadomasochistically oriented behavior.. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 31(2), 185-196.

    Is offender profiling possible? Testing the predicted homology of crime scene actions and background characteristics in a sample of rapists (Journal article)

    Mokros, A., & Alison, L. J. (2002). Is offender profiling possible? Testing the predicted homology of crime scene actions and background characteristics in a sample of rapists. Legal and Criminological Psychology, 7(1), 25-43. doi:10.1348/135532502168360

    DOI: 10.1348/135532502168360

    The personality paradox in offender profiling: A theoretical review of the processes involved in deriving background characteristics from crime scene actions. (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Bennell, C., Mokros, A., & Ormerod, D. (2002). The personality paradox in offender profiling: A theoretical review of the processes involved in deriving background characteristics from crime scene actions.. Psychology, Public Policy, and Law, 8(1), 115-135. doi:10.1037/1076-8971.8.1.115

    DOI: 10.1037/1076-8971.8.1.115

    characteristics of a sample of sadomasochistically-oriented males with recent experience of sexual contact with animals (Journal article)

    Sandnabba, N. K., Santtila, P., Nordling, N., Beetz, A. M., & Alison, L. (2002). characteristics of a sample of sadomasochistically-oriented males with recent experience of sexual contact with animals. Deviant Behavior, 23(6), 511-529. doi:10.1080/01639620290086503

    DOI: 10.1080/01639620290086503

    2001

    A Partially Ordered Scale of Influence in Violent Group Behavior (Journal article)

    Porter, L. E., & Alison, L. J. (2001). A Partially Ordered Scale of Influence in Violent Group Behavior. Small Group Research, 32(4), 475-497. doi:10.1177/104649640103200405

    DOI: 10.1177/104649640103200405

    Sadomasochistically oriented behavior: diversity in practice and meaning (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Santtila, P., & Sandnabba, K. (2001). Sadomasochistically oriented behavior: diversity in practice and meaning. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 30, 1-12. doi:10.1023/A:1026438422383

    DOI: 10.1023/A:1026438422383

    Vicious circles: accounts of stranger sexual assault reflect abusive variants of conventional interactions (Journal article)

    Alison, L. J., & Stein, K. L. (2001). Vicious circles: accounts of stranger sexual assault reflect abusive variants of conventional interactions. Journal of Forensic Psychiatry, 12(3), 515-538. doi:10.1080/09585180110091967

    DOI: 10.1080/09585180110091967

    2000

    The impact of outcome knowledge, role, and quality of information on the perceived legitimacy of lethal force decisions in counter-terrorism operations (Journal article)

    Goodwill, A. M., Alison, L., Lehmann, R., Francis, A., & Eyre, M. (2009). The impact of outcome knowledge, role, and quality of information on the perceived legitimacy of lethal force decisions in counter-terrorism operations. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, n/a. doi:10.1002/bsl.897

    DOI: 10.1002/bsl.897

    What works in offender profiling? A comparison of typological, thematic, and multivariate models (Journal article)

    Goodwill, A. M., Alison, L. J., & Beech, A. R. (2009). What works in offender profiling? A comparison of typological, thematic, and multivariate models. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 27(4), 507-529. doi:10.1002/bsl.867

    DOI: 10.1002/bsl.867

    1998

    Differentiating sex offences: A behaviorally based thematic classification of stranger rapes (Journal article)

    Canter, D., Bennell, C., Alison, L., & Reddy, S. (1998). Differentiating sex offences: A behaviorally based thematic classification of stranger rapes. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 21, 157-174.

    1991

    Is profiling possible? Testing the predicted homology of crime scene actions and background characteristics in a sample of rapists (Journal article)

    Mokros, A., & Alison, L. (1991). Is profiling possible? Testing the predicted homology of crime scene actions and background characteristics in a sample of rapists. Legal & Criminological Psychology, 7, 25-43.

    Undated

    A geo-behavioural model of stranger rape: implications for offender profiling and linking (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Newman, F. (n.d.). A geo-behavioural model of stranger rape: implications for offender profiling and linking. (PhD Thesis, University of Liverpool).

    An examination of the impact of accountability and blame culture on police judgments and decisions in critical incident contexts (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Waring, S. (n.d.). An examination of the impact of accountability and blame culture on police judgments and decisions in critical incident contexts. (PhD Thesis, University of Liverpool).

    Deliberation and implementation activity in forced-choice decision making environments: variations in information processing within a neurocognitive framework (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Humann, M. (n.d.). Deliberation and implementation activity inforced-choice decision making environments: variations in information processing within a neurocognitive framework. (PhD Thesis, University of Liverpool).

    Facilitators and barriers to interagency interoperability in major incidents (Journal article)

    Waring, S., Barrett-Pink, C., Alison, L., Swan, L., & Humann, M. (n.d.). Facilitators and barriers to interagency interoperability in major incidents. Cognition, Technology and Work.

    Inaction in action: how task and team uncertainty "derail" strategic decision making and produce implementation failures in critical and major incident management (Thesis / Dissertation)

    Van den Heuvel, C. (n.d.). Inaction in action: how task and team uncertainty "derail" strategic decision making and produce implementation failures in critical and major incident management. (PhD Thesis, University of Liverpool).

    Police accountability: Too much, not enough or the wrong type? (Journal article)

    Waring, S., & Crego, J. (n.d.). Police accountability: Too much, not enough or the wrong type?. Law and Human Behavior.

    Rapport and its Influence on Reducing Counter Interrogation Tactics with Suspects Convicted of Indecent Image Offences against Children (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Alison, E., Waring, S., Christiansen, P., Parmenter, L., Long, M., & Giles, S. (n.d.). Rapport and its Influence on Reducing Counter Interrogation Tactics with Suspects Convicted of Indecent Image Offences against Children. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.

    Using Rapport-Based Interpersonal Techniques for Generating Useful Information from Suspects Convicted of Indecent Image Offences against Children (Journal article)

    Alison, L., Alison, E., Waring, S., Christiansen, P., Sadler, R., & Giles, S. (n.d.). Using Rapport-Based Interpersonal Techniques for Generating Useful Information from Suspects Convicted of Indecent Image Offences against Children. Law and Human Behavior.
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