Sandra Andrews is a former police officer who initially worked in the Metropolitan Police Service, before moving to Hampshire Constabulary. She spent a considerable time dedicated to Public Protection, concentrating on domestic abuse, child abuse and vulnerable adults. She has a keen interest in evidence-based research, and has contributed to the work of a National Research Ethics Committee for many years. She has extensive experience of training within the Criminal Justice sector, and also contributes as a freelance research analyst to Policing Insight. She studied at the London School of Economics gaining a degree in social psychology and an MSc in Criminal Justice Policy.
Sandra supports the CoPaCC team on projects providing desk research and analysis.