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MSc Terrorism, Policing and Security Studies
Starting 12 September 2022
Application Deadline 30 August 2022

Ian Stanier
Course Leader at Liverpool John Moores University


Dr Ian Stanier, a senior lecturer at Liverpool Centre for Advanced Policing Studies, served in two Metropolitan forces and was seconded to both the National Counter Policing Operations Centre (as the head of the Counter- Terrorism HUMINT Unit) and Her Majesty’s Prison Service as a covert and specialist intelligence tactical advisor. He was awarded his doctorate on information sharing pathologies associated with law enforcement and multi-agency intelligence failure. As a member of the National Police Chief’s Council (NPCC) Intelligence Portfolio, he coordinated a review of the UK National Intelligence Model and now chairs the NPCC Intelligence Practice Research Consortium. He has been directly involved in overt and covert intelligence for over 25 years and is a subject matter expert for the Foreign & Commonwealth, European Union and US State Department funded International Institute for Justice on HUMINT on prison intelligence, intelligence elicitation techniques and intelligence management. His active research areas include understanding law enforcement intelligence failure, the effective use of Human Intelligence (HUMINT) in serious organised crime and security, the role of motivation in Source recruitment, intelligence elicitation techniques, evidence-based policing in intelligence practice and the enhancement of community intelligence.