Vincent Harinam is a statistical adviser at the University of Cambridge, where he completed his PhD at the Institute of Criminology, University of Cambridge, and taught the ‘Targeting Crime in Place and Time; advanced geospatial mapping’ course. His research focuses on the intersection between evidence-based policing and computational methods. His aim is to use a variety of statistical and computational techniques to identify trends in crime data that can be used to improve policing practice. His areas of expertise include actuarial and predictive models, location-based analysis of crime, intelligence and performance management, artificial intelligence, and inferential statistics.