Dr Leslie Humphreys


Research Interests

  • Criminal career research
  • Criminal sentencing
  • Criminal deception
  • Research Methods

Putting Coercive Control into Practice: Problems and Possibilities
Barlow, C., Johnson, K., Walklate, S., Humphreys, L. 22/07/2019 In: British Journal of Criminology. 20 p.
Journal article

Gambling harm and crime careers
May-Chahal, C.A., Humphreys, L.N., Clifton, A.K., Francis, B.J., Reith, G. 1/03/2017 In: Journal of Gambling Studies. 33, 1, p. 65-84. 20 p.
Journal article

Investigating the relationship between the diversity index and frequency of offending
Francis, B.J., Humphreys, L.N. 12/2016 In: Journal of Developmental and Life Course Criminology . 2, 4, p. 397-416. 20 p.
Journal article

Using the UK general offender database as a means to measure and analyse organised crime
Kirby, S., Francis, B., Humphreys, L., Soothill, K.L. 11/04/2016 In: Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management. 39, 1, p. 78-94. 17 p.
Journal article

A mixture model for longitudinal partially ranked data
Francis, B., Dittrich, R., Hatzinger, R., Humphreys, L. 27/01/2014 In: Communications in Statistics - Theory and Methods. 43, 4, p. 722–734. 13 p.
Journal article

Understanding criminal careers in organised crime
Francis, B., Humphreys, L., Kirby, S., Soothill, K. 7/10/2013 Home Office. 120 p.
Commissioned report

Middle-class offenders as employees – assessing the risk: a 35-year follow-up
Soothill, K., Humphreys, L., Francis, B. 2/08/2013 In: Journal of Offender Rehabilitation. 52, 6, p. 407-420. 14 p.
Journal article

Understanding deception: disentangling skills from conviction
Humphreys, L., Peelo, M. 02/2013 In: The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. 52, 1, p. 55-64. 10 p.
Journal article

Predicting reconviction: do some predictors fade with length of follow-up?
Francis, B., Soothill, K., Humphreys, L. 11/2012
Conference paper

Promoting an Evidence-Informed Approach to Addressing Problem Gambling in UK Prison Populations
May-Chahal, C., Wilson, A., Humphreys, L., Anderson, J. 09/2012 In: The Howard Journal of Criminal Justice. 51, 4, p. 372–386. 15 p.
Journal article

Middle-Class Offenders: A 35-Year Follow-Up
Soothill, K., Humphreys, L., Francis, B. 07/2012 In: British Journal of Criminology. 52, 4, p. 765-786. 22 p.
Journal article

Developing numeracy in criminology students through crime data.
Humphreys, L., Francis, B. 2009 In: CETL-MSOR Conference 2008 Lancaster University 8th – 9th September Conference Proceedings. Birmingham, U.K. : The Maths, Stats & OR Network p. 51-56. 6 p.
Chapter (peer-reviewed)

OGRS 3: the revised Offender Group Reconviction Scale
Howard, P., Francis, B., Soothill, K., Humphreys, L. 2009 Ministry of Justice. 6 p.
Commissioned report

Older People and Dissatisfaction with Wheelchair Services.
Stewart, J., Sapey, B., Humphreys, L., Francis, B., Donaldson, G. 03/2008 In: Scandinavian Journal of Disability Research. 10, 1, p. 17-28. 12 p.
Journal article

Changing patterns of offending behaviour among young adults.
Soothill, K., Francis, B., Ackerley, E., Humphreys, L. 01/2008 In: British Journal of Criminology. 48, 1, p. 75 - 95. 21 p.
Journal article

Review of equality statistics
Walby, S., Armstrong, J., Humphreys, L. 2008 Equality and Human Rights Commission. 459 p.
Commissioned report

Development of a reoffending measure using the Police National Computer database.
Francis, B., Soothill, K., Humphreys, L. 2007 , 45 p.
Working paper

Developing Measures of Severity and Frequency of Reconviction
Francis, B., Soothill, K., Humphreys, L., Cutajar Bezzina, A. 2005 , 86 p.
Working paper

Predicting Reconviction Rates in Northern Ireland
Francis, B., Harman, J., Humphreys, L. 2005 Northern Ireland Office. 16 p.
Commissioned report