Dr Michael Harris

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  • Qualifications:DCrimJ MSc BA(hons) CertHE FSyI FHEA MCMI
  • Position:Senior Lecturer in Policing & Criminology
  • Department:HAS - Health and Social Sciences
  • Telephone:+4411732 87462
  • Email:Michaelf.Harris@uwe.ac.uk
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About me

Former Police Officer, qualified to Inspector rank, with expertise across a broad spectrum of Policing, in two forces. Doctor of Criminal Justice, with research focused on real world solutions to safeguarding issues and Police culture & education (PEQF). Karate 4th dan, World and National medalist, referee, coach and examiner. Enjoy Crossfit, and Motorbikes. Widely travelled and love Japan. Fellow of Higher Education Academy and Fellow of The Security Institute.

Area of expertise

Uniformed Policing, Managing Criminal Investigations of Serious/Complex Crime, Safeguarding (especially Missing People), Risk Management, Police Leadership, Criminal Justice (Custody), Learning & Development, Police Policy, Strategic Policing issues, Police Culture


Harris, M. F. (2019Pedagogy in Teaching & Examining Karate Students. Shotokan Karate Magazine (Intl.), 142: 22-26. doi: http://bit.ly/2F4vAqD.

Harris, M. F., and Shalev Greene, K. (2016) Police Attitudes in England to Return Interviews, in Repeat Missing Person Cases. J. Investig. Psych. Offender Profil., 13: 253266. doi: 10.1002/jip.1455.


Postgraduate Conference on Social Sciences, Portsmouth, 2013

2nd International Conference on Missing Children & Adults, Brussels, 2016

3rd International Conference on Missing Children & Adults, Dundee, 2017

British Society of Criminology Annual Conference: "Transforming Criminology", Birmingham, 2018

ORCHIDid orcid.org/0000-0003-3124-4158


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