Tiggey May

Tiggey May

Senior Research Fellow
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Tiggey May is a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Criminal Policy Research, Birkbeck, School of Law, University of London. Tiggey has a BA in Sociology and Social Anthropology and a Masters in Criminal Justice Policy. Tiggey is a qualitative criminologist whose research focuses on policing. Tiggey has conducted research and published widely on the use of evidence within policing; the police educational qualifications framework; the policing of organised fraud; policing drug markets; the relationship between sex and drug markets; pimps; the police complaints system; misconduct by senior police officers; neighbourhood policing across Europe; police informants; and the differential treatment of young people in the criminal justice system. Tiggey is currently researching ‘Digital Forensics and Social Media: Challenges and Opportunities for Law Enforcement’ and evaluating ‘The Use of Evidence by the N8 Policing Research Partnership Forces’ .

Teaching Responsibilities

Tiggey currently teaches on two undergraduate courses: Policing and Society and Research Methods and Critical Skills. 

A full list of Tiggey's publications is available here