Biography: Daniel J Jones, Ph.D. Candidate
Daniel Jones has worked in the justice system for 27 years. He spent 3 years as a correctional officer and 24 years with the Edmonton Police Service, obtaining the rank of Inspector. He has worked in General Patrol, Foot Patrol, Undercover Operations and Gang Unit as a Constable, Professional Standards Branch, and Homicide Section as a Detective, General Patrol as a Staff Sergeant, Investigative Support Division and Downtown Division as an Inspector. Daniel’s current role is the Inspector in the Research and Community Solutions Accelerator. Daniel earned his Master’s Degree at the University of Cambridge in Applied Criminology receiving the Wakefield Scholarship. He is currently a PhD Candidate at the University of Huddersfield where he received the Secure Societies Institute Scholarship. Daniel is working in collaboration with the University of Alberta on the University of Alberta Prison Project and is also a sessional instructor at the University of Alberta and MacEwan University. His focus of study is the Victim-Offender overlap and looking at how research and evidence based practice can create positive systems change.