Philip Lee

Deputy Director Inst Of Policing

School of Justice, Security and Sustainability

I am the Deputy Course Director within the Institute of Policing, previously having 30 years experience as an operational police officer with Staffordshire Police and 12 years experience as a lecturer / senior lecturer with Staffordshire University.

During the last 10 years of my policing career, I undertook the role of Senior Investigating Officer and was primarily involved in the management of Homicide Investigation and other major crime case types, including kidnapping & extortion and serious sexual offences.

Over the last three years, I have worked closely with the College of Policing, the West Midlands Regional Police Forces (West Midlands Police, Staffordshire Police, West Mercia Police & Warwickshire Police) and other Higher Education Institutions, in the development and delivery of the Police Education Qualifications Framework (PEQF), including the Pre-Join Degree, Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship, the Degree Holder Entry Programme and the Detective Constable Degree Holder Entry Programme.

Outside of the University, I act as technical advisor for a number of local ‘crime’ authors.

Professional memberships and activities

  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy
  • Higher Education Forum for Learning and Development in Policing
  • Criminal Investigation Research Network

Academic qualifications

  • MA Transnational Organised Crime - Staffordshire University.
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Higher and Professional Education – Staffordshire University.
  • Accreditation as a Senior Investigating Officer (SIO) for the Investigation and Management of Linked Serious Crime – National Police Improvement Agency (NPIA).
  • Accreditation as a Senior Investigating Officer (SIO) for the Investigation and Management of Kidnap & Extortion – National Police Improvement Agency (NPIA).
  • Accreditation as a Senior Investigating Officer (SIO) for the Investigation and Management of Serious Crime – National Police Improvement Agency (NPIA).

Expertise

  • Homicide Investigation
  • Investigation of kidnapping and Extortion
  • Investigation of Serious Crime
  • Investigation of Serious Linked Crime
  • Investigative Interviewing

Research interests

  • Police Education
  • Transnational Organised Crime
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