Dr. Robin Bryant is Director of Criminal Justice Practice at Canterbury Christ Church University. He was jointly responsible with Kent Police for establishing an innovative Foundation Degree in Policing for initial police training in Kent, and is an external examiner for a number of universities in the UK that offer programs in Policing and Criminology. He has edited and contributed to several books on investigation and police training, and published and presented widely on investigative theory.
Sarah Bryant specializes in editing technical, academic material for a wider readership. Her background is in science education and the development of learning materials for adults.
Sofia Graca is a Senior Lecturer, and Program Director for the MSc in Policing at Canterbury Christ Church University, in collaboration with the Police Academy of the Netherlands.
Kevin Lawton-Barrett is a Senior Lecturer and Program Director for the BA/BSc in Forensic Investigation at Canterbury Christ Church University. He was formerly an operational Senior CSI at Kent Police and a trainer attached to Kent Police College involved in the training and development of CSIs, police recruits and detectives.
Robert Underwood is an associate tutor in the Department of Law and Criminal Justice Studies at Canterbury Christ Church University and a former Kent Police officer. Together with colleagues from both organizations he was responsible for the design of the Foundation Degree in Policing which formed the basis of initial police training and education in Kent. He contributes to several other books in the Blackstone's series.
Dr. Dominic Wood is Acting Head of Department of Law and Criminal Justice Studies at Canterbury Christ Church University. He is also the Chair of the Higher Education Forum for Learning and Development in Policing.
Roy Murphy is a retired detective who has worked for the UK police, HM Government and in the private sector undertaking investigating, training and advising on criminal investigation. He has been an Investigative Adviser and more recently a lecturer in Law and Criminal Justice Studies.
Dr. Bryn Caless is a former Head of Training at Kent Police. With Dr. Robin Bryant he oversaw the introduction of the Kent Student Officer Programme in 2005 as part of IPLDP. He is the author of Blackstone's PCSO Handbook and Blackstone's Handbook for the Special Constabulary.