UCL Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science


Jose Luis Hernandez-Ramirez


Mexican economist with vast experience developing spatiotemporal models for crime analysis and Policing models (Evidence Based and Smart Policing). Previously worked for the Mexican Government at the National Security Ministry and Mexican Federal Police. International Speaker at Stanford University, International Association of Crime Analysts, Chilean Attorney General Office and numerous Law Enforcement Agencies and Police Departments in North America (FBI, DEA, New York, Washington D.C., Seattle, Vancouver, etc).

Research project

Geographic Intelligence Modelling: A hybrid analytical model of geographic intelligence on criminal groups


The aim of this research is to develop a hybrid analytical quantitative and qualitative model called “Geographic Intelligence on criminal groups” to identify the crime commission process and determine the geographic locations where crimes are committed, with the purpose of identifying and dismantling the strategic connections inside criminal groups.


Spatial Analysis, Temporal Analysis, Crime Mapping, Crime Scripts


About my research and journey to the PhD

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