School of Forensic and Applied Sciences
Maudland Building, MB219
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Subject Areas: Criminology and Policing
Bernard served as a police officer with Greater Manchester Police for 30 years, with a specialist background as a youth justice worker in a multi-agency criminal justice partnership setting (specialist work included assessment and management of young people who sexually offend). Bernard now lectures on the second year Foundation Degree in Policing course at the Preston Campus and is the course leader for the Foundation Degree in Science in Policing.
Bernard retired from Greater Manchester Police in 2009, having completed 30 years service. With a background primarily in the uniform sector, and more specifically specialising in youth justice, undertaking a successful secondment for a number of years with a Youth Offending Team and multi-agency criminal justice partner agencies.
Bernard is a member of the school Ethics Committee.
Bernard co-authored and edited the book 'I Teach...: Journey into Teaching'. This book has been placed on the essential reading list for students undertaking PGCE courses in the North West of England.
Institute of Criminal Justice Studies (2007) 'Crown Servant or Public Employee'
British Society of Criminology (2011) 'Police Professionalism'