Blue Light Academy (BLA)

Aim of the Blue Light Academy

The aim of the Blue Light Academy (BLA) is to deliver programmes and conduct research that develop and enhance the ability of individuals and organisations to improve the effectiveness of the service provided to the public. The development of the academy is based on the ‘one public service ethos’ and the goals of ‘The Well-being of Future Generations Act’.


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Our Exciting Programmes

The Academy offers a wide variety of exciting programmes ranging from those delivered to trainee police constable undergraduates in the Police Education Qualification Framework to courses that develop the strategic and collaborative knowledge of senior individuals within organisations.

Undergraduate Programmes

Postgraduate Programmes

Other Programmes

Our Staff

The Academy staff include experienced academics and former police officers, ranging from Constable to Chief Constable. These individuals have vast experience working within the emergency service strategic and operational arena's on a national and international scale, and the programmes are always developed with current practitioners.

Julian Williams Wendy Dearing Wynne Jones Pete Doyle Bronwen Williams Sarah Jones Kelly Andrews Mike Durke Jane Thomas Laura Knight Annette Fillery-Travis Stephen Darnell Lowri Harris Jon Edwards Nici Evans Patrick Rees Stephen Chapman Steve Harvey