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School of Justice Studies

Timothy Kelly

Timothy Kelly

Telephone: 0151 231 5150


Former Merseyside police officer with experience of training for new Police Officers (Local & Regional), media, management and diversity. Operational experience in neighbourhood and response policing. Most recently as lead for a multi agency team from probation, mental health and drug intervention working with serious and recidivist offenders.
Currently delivering on the LCAPS BA Hons. Policing Studies as a module leader.
Tim has also worked closely with the College of Policing on the development of the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship National Standard and Assessment.

Research interests include the Professionalization of policing, mental health and collaborative offender management.


2012, Liverpool Hope University, Liverpool, United Kingdom, MSc
University of Sheffield, Sheffield, United Kingdom, BA Hons

Academic appointments

Practitioner Fellow, Policing Studies, Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpool, 2017 - present

Engagement & Impact

Research Grants Awarded:

National Police Chiefs Council, Evaluation of fast-track detective recruitment schemes, Silverstone, Daniel; Kelly, Tim; Karecha, Jay; Carr, Richard, Grant value (£): 48000, Duration of research project: 6 months. 2019

Teaching qualification:

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. 2017

External collaboration:, College of Policing - Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship Development Group, College of Policing Cumbria University UCLAN Chester University Open University Staffordshire University University of Buckingham London Metropolitan University Wolverhampton University Plymouth University. 2016