Elke Devroe graduated cum laude in criminology at the KU Leuven (1988) and is a doctor in criminological sciences (VU Amsterdam – UGent). Elke recently worked as a strategic policy officer at the decanate of HoGent. Previously she was senior lecturer (2012-2018) at Leiden University (Institute of Security and Global Affairs) in The Hague. In the International Master in Crisis and Security Management she has lectured on ‘Governance of Crime’ and ‘Social Disorder’ (on metropolitan security policy), ‘Evidence-policing’, ‘Strategies against Extreme Right’ and ‘Research Design’. Elke has an in-depth knowledge of the police and judicial landscape because of her extensive expertise as an associate professor, head of the Research & Development Department of the Criminal Policy Department and scientific researcher at the Belgian Police Academy.