Thematic Networks

Network 3: Education and Leadership

The Aims of this Network are to promote research in police education and leadership development; to support Police Scotland with research in education and leadership towards increased professionalism and capability; and to address issues of professional education and CPD.

Questions which guide the Network activites include:

Significant features of the Network include:

Recent and Current Projects

Police Professionalism, Education and Learning : Outputs from the Conference held on 24th June 2014 at the University of Stirling more details...

Reforming Police Structures: A Review of UK and International Evidence more details...

A comparative study of Scottish Police Boards more details...

Police hostage negotiation and crisis management Annual Report 2011...

The effectiveness of police negotiator training more details...

Evaluation of the Priority Crime Unit in Central Scotland Police more details...

Capitalising on 'Lean' methodology as a management tool in the Scottish Police Service more details...

User satisfaction with police services more details...

Leadership in the police service more details...

Local policing in Scotland more details...

Scottish based anti-money laundering operations: police inter-agency co-operation across jurisdictions. more details...

Resilience and well-being in a Scottish Police force more details...

Rural Policing: Understanding Police Knowledge and Practice in Rural Communities more details...

An evaluation of Independent Custody Visiting in Scotland more details...

The Governance of Security and the Analysis of Risk for Sporting Mega-Events: creating a 'living legacy' for Europe from an analysis of security planning for the Glasgow Commonwealth Games (G2014) more details...





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Network Steering Group


Associate Director and Chair:

Dr Denise Martin,
Senior Lecturer in Criminology and Criminal Justice
University of the West of Scotland

Academic Members:

Dr Liz Aston,
Lecturer, School of Life, Sport & Social Sciences
Edinburgh Napier University

Professor Ioan Fazey,
Chair of Social Dimensions of Environmental Change
University of Dundee

William Graham,
Lecturer in Criminology
Abertay University

Professor Annette Robertson,
Senior Lecturer in Criminology. Sociology, Social Policy and Criminology
Glasgow Caledonian University

Professor Robert Smith,
University of the West of Scotland

Professor Richard Sparks,
Professor of Criminology and Co-Director SCCJR
University of Edinburgh

Police Liaison:

Angela Terry,
Head of Leadership and Professional Development
Police Scotland