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Qualifications and memberships

Current: PhD (Strategic Management) Policing, University of Liverpool

2007 - National Police Trainers Course, Bramshill College of Policing

2002 - Postgraduate Certificate in Fraud Management (Policing), University of Teesside

2000 - National CID Foundation Course, NCALT

1997 - BSc (Hons) Policing and Police Studies, University of Portsmouth

Academic and research interests

Ethnography; police culture; knowledge loss and organisational change and

'Shop floor' culture within the police.


Conference Paper - 2012, University of Liverpool Ethnography Symposium: Grief and Grumble in Research: The issues of gaining consent to research within the police.

Conference Paper - 2014, University of Suffolk Ethnography Symposium: Conducting Fieldwork in the Policing Arena: Observations on collecting primary data as a 'native' regarding attitudes to changes to conditions of service and organisational change in a time of austerity.

Recent external roles

1984-2014; police officer (Det.Con and Det.Sgt)

West Mercia Police

West Midlands Police

Metropolitan Police