University of Northampton honours Chief Constable

Date 16.11.2015

The University of Northampton has awarded Northamptonshire Police’s Chief Constable Adrian Lee an Honorary Fellowship in recognition of his contribution to supporting the relationship between the University’s School of Social Science and Northamptonshire Police.

Mr Lee’s career began at Greater Manchester Police where he joined as a graduate entrant in 1985. After a successful career at Staffordshire Police; he joined Northamptonshire Police as the Chief Constable in October 2009.

Adrian is a graduate of both Gregorian University in Rome and Manchester University. He has a B.Phil in Philosophy, an LLB (Hons), an MA in Management and an M.Phil in Police Ethics.

Speaking on his Honorary Fellowship, Mr Lee said: “I am deeply honoured to receive the Fellowship award from the University of Northampton. Since I joined Northamptonshire Police, the partnership between the University of Northampton and Northamptonshire Police has gone from strength to strength. Working closely with the University, we have developed the way Police training is delivered to Officers, as well as the extended Policing family and worked with colleagues in Criminal Justice to support research into the impact of criminal activity on the victims.

“The University is a driving force for change in Northamptonshire. It is important for the University and Northamptonshire Police to continue to build our relationship to further develop Northamptonshire as a safe and inspiring place for its residents.”

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