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Alexander Babuta

Research Analyst - National Security and Resilience Research Group
Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies (Confirmed)

Alexander (Sacha) Babuta is a Research Analyst specialising in policing and organised crime within the National Security and Resilience Studies Group at RUSI. His research focuses on policing in the digital age, transnational organised crime and cross-border trafficking. He holds an MSc with Distinction in Crime Science from University College London, where his dissertation explored the patterns, characteristics and police response to missing child incidents. He also holds a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics from UCL. Prior to joining the institute, Sacha worked for a Member of Parliament.

  • Using Big Data to predict the locations of future crimes in order to move effectively and deploy resources to prevent them
  • Promoting an organisational culture and workforce that will work effectively under accurately accumulated and analysed data
  • Outlining the impact of the Data Protection Bill and GDPR within the Justice and Crime Sector
  • Integrating data-driven insights to traditional policing expertise to enhance evidence based policing