Justin is a serving Police Superintendent on the Lancashire Violence Reduction Network which consists of 36 partner agencies working to reduce/prevent serious violence by addressing the cause of the causes through a public health approach. Justin has expertise in multi-agency trauma informed practice and leads the national group for Trauma Informed practice across England and Wales.
Justin supports the National Police Chiefs Council “Public Health Approaches in Policing” portfolio including:
– National Police and Health Consensus (response to vulnerability)
– National guidance on public health approaches to policing,
– Numerous police/public health landscape reviews, guidance, and interventions to vulnerability and trauma informed practice (recognised by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) as good practice)
– Informing HMICFRS on the development of their inspection frameworks
– Products and process for the “National Police Wellbeing Service” focusing on the wellbeing of serving and retired UK police officers.
– Delivering a series of webinars on Public Health Approaches to policing, sports, gangs, and modern slavery.
– Work with the College of Policing on national policing standards for trauma informed practice
Justin has a background in Public Protection policy making, safeguarding children, infant death, forced marriage, domestic abuse, several high-profile murders, global drug smuggling, child trafficking and money laundering.
Justin holds a degree in Social Policy/Criminology and an MSc with distinction in “Early Action and Professional Practice” specialising in Trauma Informed Practice, Adverse Childhood Experiences, leadership within an integrated partnership environment and developing learning organisations.
Justin is a board member for the Global Law Enforcement and Public Health Association (GLEPHA) and has had a role in the international conferences in Philadelphia, Edinburgh, and Toronto, He also set up the “Trauma Informed Special Interest Group.”