Short bio

Jelle Janssens holds an MS in Criminology (2005), an MS in Public Management (2006) and a Ph.D. in Criminology (2013)His research focusses on transitional justice, radicalization, organized crime, outlaw motorcycle gangscorruption, police reform in Belgium and abroad. He provides expertise to the European Network for the Administrative Approach against Organized Crime and  the European Commission.

Work details

Selected societal impact activities

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Selected events


  • Organized crime and corruption 
  • Police reform and security policies 
  • Transitional justice

Selected projects

  • 2019 – Haalbaarheidsstudie schaalvergroting politiezones Noordwest- en Zuid-Limburg – Provincie Limburg 
  • 2017-2018 – Schaalvergroting van de politiezones – Ministerie Binnenlandse Zaken 
  • 2017-2018 – FINOCA 2.0 – Financing Organised Crime Activities – focus on Human Trafficking – DG Home ISFP