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Lecturer in Policing, Staffordshire University

Sharon Gander is currently employed as a Lecturer in Policing at the University of Wolverhampton. An ex-police officer for West Midlands Police and recently worked as a course manager for the Initial Police Learning and Development Programme (IPLDP) for new recruit police officers and special constables for Warwickshire and West Mercia Police (2015). Sharon graduated in 2012 from the University of Wolverhampton after studying a qualifying law degree - LLB (Hons) and has recently graduated from the University of Law in Birmingham after completing a Post Graduate Diploma in Professional Legal Practice (2015)


  • 2016–present
    Lecturer in Policing, University of Wolverhampton
  • 2015–2016
    Lecturer in Policing - Police Pathway Lead , Nottingham Trent University
  • 2014–2015
    Course Manager and Police Trainer , West Mercia and Warwickshire Police
  • 2013–2014
    Lecturer in Public Services and Policing, Dudley College
  • 2011–2013
    Assistant Director - Public Services and Health and Social Care, South and City College Birmingham
  • 2007–2011
    Lecturer in Uniformed Public Services and Policing, Birmingham Metropolitan College
  • 2006–2007
    Uniformed Police Trainer, West Midlands Police


  • 2015 
    University of Law Birmingham, PgDip in Professional Legal Practice
  • 2012 
    University of Wolverhampton, LLB (Hons)

Professional Memberships

  • Solicitors Regulation Authority