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Rachel Russell

School of Justice Studies

Faculty of Arts Professional and Social Studies

Rachel Russell is a Lecturer in Policing at the Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies at Liverpool John Moores University and Deputy Programme Lead for the Policing Studies and Policing and Investigations undergraduate programmes. Specialist areas of teaching include Evidence-Based Policing (EBP), Policing Technology, Sexual Offences, Vulnerable Populations and Police Academic and Research Skills. Rachel is also aligned to the delivery of the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA) programme and is Module Lead for the Level 5 Evidence-Based Policing and Exploring Policing Studies modules.

Rachel holds a BA(hons) in Sociology, a MSc in Policing and Criminal Investigation and is currently undertaking PhD studies regarding young persons who go missing from residential care.


Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, BA(Hons) Sociology
Liverpool John Moores University, United Kingdom, MSc Policing and Criminal Investigation


Mental Health First Aid England, Mental Health First Aid Certified

Academic appointments

Policing Lecturer and Deputy Programme Lead - Policing Studies and Policing and Investigations, School of Justice Studies, Liverpool John Moores University, 2022 - present