Johannes Knutsson

Professor Johannes Knutsson

Norwegian Police University College, Norway

Professor in Police Research at Norwegian Police University College in Oslo, Norway and Visiting Professor, Jill Dando Institute of Crime Science.


Johannes is currently professor in police research at the Norwegian Police University College in Oslo, Norway. He also holds a part-time position at the Swedish National Police Academy. Prior to this, he has held several positions as teacher and researcher at the University of Stockholm and as researcher at the National Swedish Council for Crime Prevention.

Johannes has published several evaluation studies of crime preventive measures as well as studies on different aspects of policing. He has recently edited a book on Problem-Oriented Policing and is currently supporting a local police district in Norway to conduct problem oriented policing. Another of his research interests concerns police use of firearms, and he will soon publish a comparative study on police use of firearms in Scandinavia. Together with a Norwegian police officer, Johannes Knutsson was a Herman Goldstein Award finalist in 2004 with the project Gypsy Cabs in T√łnsberg - a case for Problem-oriented Policing.

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