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Jolyon (Jody) Faro

Lecturer in Policing
School of Justice

Jolyon teaches across a range of subject areas relating to Policing. With particular expertise in Judgement and decision making in situations of uncertainty and high-stress, Firearms Operations, major incidents and initial police training.

Jolyon teaches across both undergraduate and postgraduate modules relating to Policing. He the year tutor for the 2nd year Professional Policing degree and is working with partners in Cumbria to deliver the in service degree routes into Policing.

Jolyon Retired from Cambridgeshire Constabulary in February 2018 having completed 30 years’ service. During his career, his experience included both operational experience and delivery of the key training requirements relating to major operations and firearms training and firearms command training.
Following retirement, he joined the collaborated Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Learning and Development team as their Apprenticeship Manager. Working alongside colleagues from the Eastern region, Essex, Kent, Norfolk and Suffolk he was part of their PEQF development team successfully bringing on board a University partner.

He joined UCLan in March 2020 and has been working alongside colleagues delivering both PCDA and DHEP courses in Cumbria and the Pre-join UCLan ‘Professional Policing Degree’ licenced by the College of Policing.

  • PGCE University of Greenwich 2009
  • MA Ed University of Greenwich 2011
  • currently studying for a PhD in Psychology
  • Naturalistic Judgement and decsion making.