Institute of Criminal Justice Studies


Mr Neville Blackwood

  • Role Title: Visiting Fellow
  • Address: Ravelin House, Ravelin Park, Portsmouth, PO1 2QQ
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  • Department: Institute of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Neville is a former senior police officer who mainly investigated and managed serious organised crime and major crime incidents. He has a Diploma in European Policing and an MSc in International Policing. He was formerly a Police Adviser to the British Foreign & Commonwealth Office where he played a pivotal role in cross-government decision making with international partners particularly in highly sensitive areas such as murder and kidnap, as well as the UK response to worldwide crisis incidents such as terrorism and natural disasters. Neville has extensive experience working overseas academically and on diplomatic missions. He has visited over 40 countries across Europe, Africa, the US, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East and South Asia. He also regularly delivers training to senior UK officers on all matters concerning international law enforcement and is currently a trainer for the College of Policing SIO (homicide and rape) Development Programme .