David Stanford

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David Stanford is a passionate supporter of animal rights and the need to develop effective law enforcement practises protecting endangered species and their habitats. David currently works in Emergency Management and was previously employed as a Conservation Officer with the BC Conservation Officer Service where he was awarded Valedictorian at the Western Conservation Law Enforcement Academy.

Prior to David's immigration to Canada he served with Thames Valley Police as a police constable, and with the UK military including active service with 29 Commando Regiment RA and 15 (UK) Psychological Operations, 1 Military Intelligence Brigade.

David lives in beautiful British Columbia with his wife Jenny, two children, three dogs and a goldfish.

PhD Research

David's current research is, Information Exploitation: Criminal Intelligence and Green Criminology. Specifically researching and comparing the practises employed by conservation law enforcement organizations in Africa and British Columbia. Considering the methodologies of collection, analysis and dissemination of intelligence the research will determine if these methodologies support strategic conservation law enforcement objectives, determining if wildlife and environmental crime is thoroughly investigated using an intelligence-led approach.

David is being supervised by Dr Matt Tonkin and Dr Ben Ellis.

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E: criminology@le.ac.uk


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