School of Education and Childhood Studies


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Dr Phil Clements

  • Qualifications: BA CertEd MEd EdD FHEA
  • Role Title: Course Leader, Professional Doctorate in Education
  • Address: St Georges Building, 141 High Street, Portsmouth, PO1 2HY
  • Telephone: 023 9284 5069
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  • Department: Institute of Criminal Justice Studies
  • Faculty: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Phil is Head of Department for ICJS. Prior to joining the University 11 years ago he served in the Metropolitan Police Service in a variety of roles including operational duty, training and Royalty Protection. In the last few years of his service he worked at the Police Staff College at Bramshill as part of a team tasked with delivering the training recommendations arising from the Stephen Lawrence Inquiry.  He holds Masters Degree in Educational Technology and was awarded a Doctor of Education from Brunel University. He continues to teach both full time and distance learning students.  He currently supervises a number of PhD and Professional Doctorate Students.  


  • Equality and diversity in policing
  • Specialist policing (police use of firearms and VIP protection)

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