Jeremy Crump is Director of Strategy at the National Policing Improvement Agency, an agency of the Home Office. This role includes direction of the NPIA’s research programme and its science and innovation strategy. He has also worked for Cisco Systems, HM Treasury, the Central IT Unit in the Cabinet Office and as a schoolteacher in Leicestershire. Before joining the civil service in 1986, Jeremy completed a PhD at the Centre for the Study of Social History at Warwick University. His thesis was about the commercialisation of leisure in the 19th century. Jeremy is a senior honorary visiting fellow at Leeds University Business School and a Fellow of the British Computer Society.
Jeremy’s research at OII looks at the adoption of social media in public safety and policing as an example of the impact of a potentially disruptive technology on an established public sector organisation.
Social media, police, community safety.