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Centre for Advanced Policing Studies

Mr Ian Whitfield

Mr Ian Whitfield

Telephone: 0151 231 5140

Biography

An experienced former Merseyside police officer who also served in various overseas locations on operational, training and advisory missions. Operational experience is largely in the command of critical incidents, firearms and public order operations. Extensive experience in policing large scale crowd events.
Research interests are the sociology, psychology and policing of collective action and crowds in multiple contexts.

Degrees

2010, University of Liverpool, United Kingdom, MSc
2001, Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, LLB (Hons)
1993, University of Manchester, United Kingdom, BSC(Hons)

Engagement & Impact

Conference organisation:

Conference name: Mental Health and Policing Symposium, Position: Organiser, facilitator and presenter

External collaboration:

Institution: University of Maribor, Slovenia, Collaborator: Development of joint research projects. Student exchange on fieldwork trips. Jointly authored articles. Erasmus links.

Media Coverage:

Links #1: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p031g79b, Media coverage: Thursday 17/09/2015. Live interview for BBC Radio Merseyside Breakfast programme with Tony Snell regarding the launch of the Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies.

Membership of professional bodies:

Member, Chartered Management Institute

Teaching qualification:

Title of qualification gained: Certificate in Education