Mr Tom Andrews

Job: Lecturer in Policing

Faculty: Health and Life Sciences

School/department: School of Applied Social Sciences

Address: De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, LE1 9BH

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Personal profile

Tom Andrews is a lecturer in policing, teaching new police officers on both the Police Constable Degree Apprenticeship (PCDA) and Degree Holder Entry Programme (DHEP) schemes. Prior to joining the team at DMU he was a police officer for thirteen years.

His specialisms include subjects such as stop and search, knife crime and community policing. his main area of research and interest however is into the study of police history. He is the editor of the Journal of the Police History Society, which is published annually.

Publications and outputs

Author: The Greatest Policeman? A Biography of Capt. Athelstan Popkess CBE OStJ: Chief Constable of Nottingham City Police 1930 - 1958
Editor: Journal of the Police History Society

Research interests/expertise

Police History

Areas of teaching



BA (Hons) History

Courses taught

Professional Policing Practice; Post Graduate diploma in Professional Policing Practice

Membership of professional associations and societies

Police History Society, 2020 - present, editor of the Journal of the Police History Society