Practitioner Fellow in Policing, Liverpool John Moores University

I possess and first and post-graduate degree in Criminal Justice and I hold a Post-graduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education.

I have been in my present post with LJMU since August, 2015, prior to that I was a Senior Lecturer in Policing with Teesside University and during that time, I worked with West Mercia Police, the Royal Military/RAF Police and the Rwandan National Police, delivering programmes to their personnel, in addition to campus-based undergraduate teaching.

I am an author in the area of policing/criminal justice/terrorism and a regular contributor to live media such as BBC local radio, LBC and Sputnick Radio stations and television channels; Sky News, CNBC, TRT World, France 24, Deutche Welle and Russia Today; in respect of policing, terrorism and kindred matters.

Prior to working in the higher education sector, I was a police officer with Merseyside Police retiring in the rank of Inspector.


  • –present
    Practitioner Fellow in Policing, Liverpool John Moores University


  • 1996 
    University of Portsmouth, MSc Criminal Justice Studies