Dr Michael Mathura

School of Justice Studies

Michael began his policing career with the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service in 1996 and subsequently moved to the Canine Unit where he specialised in Narcotics, Firearms and Explosives detection. In 2005 he participated in various training with the Metropolitan Police Service dog unit.

In 2010 Michael studied for his MBA and upon completion he pursued his MSc. He then studied for a Certificate in Personnel Practice with the CIPD and this was followed by a PhD in Criminology at De Montfort University.


2021, De Montfort University, UK, PhD
2013, Anglia Ruskin University, UK, MSc
2011, Anglia Ruskin University, UK, MBA


Chartered Institute in Personnel and Development, Certificate in Personnel Practice

Academic appointments

Lecturer, Liverpool John Moores University, 2021 - present

Journal article

Mathura M. 2022. Exploring Citizens Perception of the Police Role and Function in a Post-Colonial Nation Social Sciences, 11 DOI Publisher Url Public Url

Mathura M. 2022. Women Perception of the Police in a Developing Nation International Journal of Humanities and Social Science Invention (IJHSSI), 11 :23-29 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url

Mathura M. 2022. Exploring Age and Perception of the Policing in a Post-Colonial Society Journal Of Humanities And Social Science (IOSR-JHSS), 27 DOI Author Url Publisher Url Public Url


Mathura M. 2019. Public Perception of Police Officers . .

Membership of professional bodies:

Associate Member, Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.