Policing Professional Doctorate student gains award and national and international recognition

Date: 09/06/14

Keiron McConnell, a police officer in Vancouver Police Canada, and a student of the John Grieve Centre Professional Doctorate in Policing Security and Community Safety has been awarded the 2014 Frederic Milton Thrasher Award.  

This award is a prestigious Canadian national award. Holders of the award are those dealing with national gang crime and have fulfilled the criteria of superior scholarship, initiative, leadership and accomplishment. Keiron will receive his award at the International Gang Specialist Training Conference in Chicago, USA 

Keiron's thesis is on gang activities nationally and on an international dimension

Kieron, on being informed that he had gained the award, kindly notified his thesis supervisory team in Criminology, stating;

"I think that a big part of my success has been the assistance and support that London Met has provided me. So thank you for your continued support."