Gary Slater

  • The Principal Lecturer Criminology and Policing The Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership
  • Institute of Business, Industry and Leadership
  • Policing
 Gary Slater


Recently retired Police Superintendent with the Cumbria Constabulary after thirty years service. Specialst in Command and Leadership , specifically Gold Firearms, Public Order and Major Events management.

Business Review and Change Specialist as senior member of the Change Programme.

Trained and experienced Strategic Co-ordinating Group Chair for the county dealing with large scale events, natural emergencies ( Storm Desmond ) and county emergency exercises. 

Strategic Portfolio lead for Neighbourhood Policing, Partnerships and Coolaboration, Rural &Wildlife Crime, Evidenced Based Policing and Nuclear Operations and Security.

Completed Senior Management exchange with the Civil Nuclear Constabulary as Head of Site Security for Sellafield, the North and Scotland.

Leadership Associate with the College of Policing responsible for assessment of senior officers at Gold Command  for Firearms, Public Order and Major Events disciplines.

Trained and accredited Domestic Homicide Review Panel Chair.

Trained and experienced Mentor and Coach to Senior Leaders within Policing, the Nuclear Sector and District Authorities.

Qualifications and memberships

BA (Hons) Psychology- University of Wales

NVQ Training and Development ( CIPD)

MAGIC - Multi Agency Gold Incident Command ( College of Policing )

Gold Firearms Command ( COP)

Gold Public Order and Events Management ( COP)

National Command Assessor ( COP)

Domestic Homicide Review Chair ( Red Snapper)

Leading Powerful Partnerships ( National Policing Imporvement Agency)

Information Asset Owner ( ADVENT IM)

Mentor and Coach ( On the Up Consulting Ltd)

Languages: English, German , Afrikaans

Academic and research interests

Evidenced Based Policing ( College of Policing ) specifically Problem Solving Approaches to Community Issues

Partnership/ Collaborative approaches to Anti Social Behaviour

Neighbourhood Policing -Models and Practice

Rural Crime ( College of Policing and Federation University, Western Australia)

Crime Prevention (National Crime Prevention Council)

Business Change Management