Prof Daniel Silverstone

School of Justice Studies

Dr Daniel Silverstone worked full time as a principal lecturer in criminology at the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Portsmouth,, before leaving to run the provision of criminology and the John Grieve Centre at London at Met University. In addition to this, he has worked in a part-time capacity at the universities of Kingston, Sussex, and Westminster. His main research interest is the study of organised crime and its policing. He has conducted several research projects for a diverse range of central and local government bodies. He has also published on other areas , such as 'policing' and 'gangs. He has several completions as first supervisor 'and is currently supervising PhD students researching the links between trafficking and organised crime.

Degrees

The London School of Economics, United Kingdom, PhD
The London School of Economics, United Kingdom, BSc(hons) Sociology

Certifications

London Met University, United Kingdom, MSc Leadership Module,

Academic appointments

External Examiner, The Institute of Criminal Justice Studies, The University of Portsmouth, 2016 - present

Highlighted publications

Silverstone DM, Whittle J. 2016. ‘Forget it, Jake. It’s Chinatown’: The policing of Chinese organised crime in the UK Police Journal, 89 :70-84 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Report

Cox C, Panter HA, James A, Boulton L, Hagan R, Craven J, Silverstone DM. 2023. Diversity and inclusion within police firearms teams Diversity and inclusion within police firearms teams Public Url

McManus M, Ball E, McCoy E, Harrison R, Bates R, Silverstone D, Alexander J, Quigg Z. 2021. ‘It wouldn’t be County lines if there wasn’t exploitation’: Deep Dive exploration of Safeguarding Partnership responses to County lines and Serious Youth Violence.

James A, Silverstone D, Carr R, Kelly T, Karecha J. 2019. A report for the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) on innovative programmes for the recruitment and training of investigators, currently in operation in police forces in England & Wales A report for the National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) on innovative programmes for the recruitment and training of investigators, currently in operation in police forces in England & Wales :1-91

Silverstone DM, Brickell C. 2017. Combating modern slavery experienced by Vietnamese nationals en route to, and within, the UK Combating modern slavery experienced by Vietnamese nationals en route to, and within, the UK :1-75 Publisher Url

Silverstone D, Morgan J. 2017. Trialling body-worn video cameras for City of London Police: officer perceptions and justice outcomes Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Young T, Fitzgibbon W, Silverstone D. 2014. The role of the family in facilitating gang membership, criminality and exit The role of the family in facilitating gang membership, criminality and exit. :1-98 Author Url

Journal article

James A, Johnson C, Turner J, Silverstone D. 2023. Helping the police with their inquiries: improving investigator resilience and capacity in England and Wales Journal of Criminological Research, Policy and Practice, DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Silverstone DM, Whittle J. 2016. ‘Forget it, Jake. It’s Chinatown’: The policing of Chinese organised crime in the UK Police Journal, 89 :70-84 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Young T, Fitzgibbon W, Silverstone D. 2014. A Question of Family? Youth and Gangs Youth Justice: an international journal, 14 :171-185 DOI Author Url Publisher Url

Pakes F, Silverstone D. 2012. Cannabis in the global market: A comparison between the UK and the Netherlands International Journal of Law, Crime and Justice, 40 :20-30 DOI Publisher Url

Silverstone D. 2011. A response to: Morselli, C., Turcotte, M. and Tenti, V. (2010) The Mobility of Criminal Groups Global Crime, 12 :189-206 DOI Publisher Url

Silverstone D. 2011. From triads to snakeheads: Organised crime and illegal migration within Britain's Chinese community Global Crime, 12 :93-111 DOI Publisher Url

Silverstone D, Savage S. 2010. Farmers, factories and funds: Organised crime and illicit drugs cultivation within the british vietnamese community Global Crime, 11 :16-33 DOI Publisher Url

Hallsworth S, Silverstone D. 2009. 'That's life innit': A British perspective on guns, crime and social order Criminology and Criminal Justice, 9 :359-377 DOI Publisher Url

Hayden C, Hales G, Lewis C, Silverstone D. 2008. Young men convicted of firearms offences in England and Wales: An exploration of family and educational background as opportunities for prevention Policy Studies, 29 :163-178 DOI Publisher Url

Chapters

Morgan J, Silverstone D. 2023. Heroin Users Who Deal: Getting High On Their Own Supply Understanding Drug Dealing and Illicit Drug Markets: National and International perspectives :113-130 9781138541801 DOI Publisher Url

Silverstone D, Chung A, Whittle J. 2019. China: the ‘red‒black nexus’, organised crime and politics Handbook of Organised Crime and Politics :389-404 9781786434562 DOI Publisher Url

Whittle J, Silverstone D, Chung A. 2019. The 'Red/Black Nexus' Organised Crime and Politics in China Gilmour S, Allum F. Handbook of Organised Crime and Politics Edward Elgar Publishing 9781786434579

Morgan J, Silverstone D. 2017. Illegal drugs as a social problem European Social Problems :202-219 9781138919938 DOI Publisher Url

Silverstone DM. 2017. Reconsidering Middle Markets; Reflections on the Work of Geoff Pearson Hobbs D. Mischief, Morality and Mobs Essays in Honour of Geoff Pearson. :163-177 Routledge;Taylor and Francis. New York; Oxford Publisher Url

Silverstone DM, crane P. 2017. Mapping and Conceptualizing Organized Motorcycle Gangs: The British, German and Spanish Experience Bain A, Lauchs M. Understanding the Outlaw Motorcycle Gangs International Perspectives :67-91 Carolina Academic Press. Durham, North Carolina 9781611638288 Publisher Url

Silverstone D. 2016. Reconsidering middle markets Mischief, Morality and Mobs: Essays in Honour of Geoffrey Pearson :163-177 9781138679733 DOI Publisher Url

Silverstone D. 2016. Pub Space, Rave Space and Urban Space: Three Different Night-Time Economies Drugs, Clubs and Young People: Sociological and Public Health Perspectives :141-151 9780754646990 DOI Publisher Url

Silverstone DM. 2015. Organised Crime And Its Policing Issacs S. Social Problems in the UK: An introduction Routledge. Oxford ;New York DOI

Silverstone DM, Stenson K. 2014. Making police accountable: governance and legitimacy Brown JM. The Future of Policing :429-446 Routledge. Oxford; New York

Ellis T, Silverstone D. 2013. Legalise drugs? Debates in Criminal Justice: Key Themes and Issues :149-200 9780415445900 DOI Publisher Url

Silverstone D. 2013. Globalisation and criminology: The case of organised crime in Britain Globalisation and the Challenge to Criminology :27-44 9780415635301 DOI Publisher Url

Stenson K, Silverstone D. 2013. Making police accountable: Governance and legitimacy The Future of Policing :429-445 9780203435946 DOI Publisher Url

Silverstone D. 2012. Pub space, rave space and urban space: Three different night-time economies Drugs, Clubs and Young People Sociological and Public Health Perspectives :141-151 9780754646990

Lewis C, Hales G, Silverstone D. 2010. Some insights into violent youth crime Youth in Contemporary Europe :151-164 9780415878173 DOI Publisher Url

Books (authored)

Isaacs S, Blundell D, Foley A, Ginsburg N, McDonough B, Silverstone D, Young T. 2014. Social problems in the UK: An introduction :1-199 9780415719971 DOI Publisher Url

Other

Walker D, Silverstone D. Police force diversity is improving in the UK – but there’s a long way to go Publisher Url

Research Grants Awarded:

Home Office, An evaluation of the UK's Proceeds of Crime Centre, Daniel Silverstone; Cheryl Bolton, Emily Hughes; Ian Davidson (external); Mick Creedon (external); Chris Allen (external); Nick Ridley (external), Grant value (£): 78,000, Duration of research project: 9 months. 2019

National Police Chiefs Council, Evaluation of fast-track detective recruitment schemes, Silverstone, Daniel; Kelly, Tim; Karecha, Jay; Carr, Richard, Grant value (£): 48000, Duration of research project: 6 months. 2019

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