West Mercia chief constable gave lecture to Worcester University  - The Worcester Observer

West Mercia chief constable gave lecture to Worcester University 

Holly Clement 14th Jun, 2024   0

WEST MERCIA Police’s chief constable visited the University of Worcester to talk about different approaches to policing and the impact of artificial intelligence (AI).

Alex Murray gave a lecture on the topic of students and staff exploring the use of behavioural science and data analysis in how AI could be used.

Mr Murray has been a senior officer for the police and became temporary chief constable in October 2023.

In March, he was appointed the first-ever policing lead for AI by the National Police Chiefs Council.

Speaking about the impact of evidence-based policing and looking at the number of research studies and pilot schemes undertaken.

Phil Edwards, lecturer in policing, said: “It was a real privilege to have the Chief Constable here and to discuss issues around evidence-based policing and Artificial Intelligence.

“I was particularly interested in policing legitimacy and issues around procedural justice that he covered during the lecture.”

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