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Clive Tattum

Principal Lecturer Policing Education Qualification's Framework (PEQF) and Policing Business Lead
School of Justice

Clive is the Principal Lecturer for the Policing Education Qualifications Framework (PEQF) and Policing Business Lead within the Forensic and Applied Sciences School at the University. His teaching responsibilities span across the Policing discipline and he supervises both under and post graduate dissertation students across a range of police related research areas . He is leading with evaluation and national research around the PEQF. He chairs the National Higher Education (HE) Forum for policing. In that National HE capacity he sits on a number of PEQF Boards with the College of Policing (CoP).

Clive in his employment with UCLan is passionate in providing a first rate student experience, thus providing individuals with the skills and abilities to gain appropriate employment and deliver a first rate compassionate quality of whichever sector they choose. With quality of service at the heart of his thinking Clive has been involved in the PEQF from the very start, working closely with the College of Policing , the Police Service and other universities to develop and shape this critical framework. In doing so further professionalise the service as part the NPCC and Association of Police and Crime Commissioners Policing Vision 2025 Clive is heavily involved in several of the work streams of the recent National Police Chiefs Council (NPCC) Police Uplift Programme and a member of the Uplift Stakeholder Group run by the NPCC. He works with the Home Office as part of the national attraction/recruitment campaign. He also sits on the National Academic RISC board reporting to both government and academia.

In July 2014 Clive retired from the police service as the Detective Chief Superintendent and Head of Crime for Lancashire Constabulary. He is now the Principal Lecturer and Business Lead for Policing and the Policing Education Qualifications Framework (PEQF) . He is an Associate Manager with the National Health Service, adjudicating on mental health review hearings. He looks back on a career rich and diverse both in strategic and operational leadership experience. He has shown excellence at tactical and strategic levels throughout my career. This has involved successfully resolving a number of exceptionally challenging and high profile reactive and proactive criminal cases. Having held pivotal strategic and tactical roles in both uniform operations and criminal investigations he brings full spectrum of transferrable police leadership and operational skills. With extensive strategic leadership and transformational change management expertise. He has excellent negotiating and influencing skills . He has significant experience as a strategic lead, shaping and enhancing working practices across partner agencies both in the public and private sector. Having led the Professional Standards Department he was responsible for all compliance issues and the investigation of police misconduct and corruption, requiring he most sound and ethical decision making processes. He has the highest level of determination and commitment to succeed. He was chair of the Lancashire Branch of the Superintendents Association.