Adjunct Staff

Dr Andrew McInnes

PhD, MEd, BA (Public Policy & Mgt), PGCertEd

Adjunct Associate Professor
off campus


Dr. Andrew McInnes was Program Chair of Policing and Security Programs at Rabdan Academy in the UAE before joining CSU in July 2018.  He previously completed over 30 years’ service as a police officer with the Police Service of Northern Ireland and was the Deputy Head of Training and Development based at the Police Training College in Belfast. He has extensive experience in police leadership, police training and development and also in Criminal Justice and Policing. He completed his PhD in organizational culture, strategic planning and change management at the University of Hull, England. He also holds a Master of Education and BA in Public Policy and Management, as well as a Post Graduate Certificate in Education.

Teaching Responsibilities

  • GPM512 – Executive Leadership in Law Enforcement and Security
  • GPM425 – Applied Management in Law Enforcement and Security
  • JST226 – Introduction to Police Investigations
  • JST117 – Introduction to Intelligence
  • JST352 – Professionalism and Resilience in Public Safety and Security

Research Focus

  • Police leadership and development
  • Criminal Justice
  • Organisational change
  • Adult education and teaching
  • Building police development programs

Professional Activities

Fellow of the Bramshill Police College (College of Policing), England

Fellow of the UK Chartered Management Institute

Graduate of the Matrix Common Purpose Program


McInnes, A (2014) ‘Crime Prevention’ The SAGE Encyclopedia of Economics and Society; Edited by Frederick F. Wherry, J. Geoffrey Golson.

McInnes, A and Meaklim, T (2012) Leading the Police Service of Northern Ireland – ten years and beyond. (The International Journal of Leadership in Public Services. Vol 8, Issue 1, pp39-59)

Conference Presentations

Policing and Security Conference 2013.  Charles Sturt University, Sydney:  ‘Building Resilience in the United Arab Emirates’.

National Police Conference 2011 ‘Police Learning, Professionalism and Partnerships’.  The University of Northampton:  ‘A review of Leadership Development in the first ten years of the Police Service of Northern Ireland’.

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