Dr Martin Wright

SHOC Network Member - Researcher


Dr Martin Wright is the Academic Director of Anti-Fraud Consultants Ltd. He was a police officer for 30 years before joining the University of Wolverhampton in 2008. At the university he was the Director of the Central Institute for the Study of Public Protection and Head of Department of Uniformed Services with responsibility for the BSc (Hons) Policing degree, BSc (Hons) Fire & Rescue degree and BSc (Hons) Armed Forces degrees. In 1999, he was the only police officer ever to be granted a Doctoral Scholarship by the Association of British Insurers to undertake research into radio links and public reassurance at the University of Leicester.

He was a member of the UK’s National e-Crime Strategy Group and in November 2007 Martin was presented with a Certificate of Merit from the Society for the Policing of Cyberspace at an event held in Bangkok.

He currently holds a number of other positions; Council Member of the Institute of Administrative Management, Visiting Senior Research Fellow at the Canterbury Centre for Policing Research within Canterbury Christ Church University and Managing Editor and Book Review Editor of the Oxford University Press, academic journal Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice (http://policing.oxfordjournals.org/)


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