Staff Directory

Daniel welch pic

Contact Details


BSc (Hons), AFHEA


Daniel Welch is a full-time Lecturer within the Professional Policing and Security division at the University of South Wales. Daniel is the Course Leader for the BSc (Hons) Professional Policing, and is therefore responsible for the operational management and delivery of the Programme. This involves role him being responsible for course curriculum development, student progression and development, course compliance with quality enhancement process and liaison with the external body (College of Policing), amongst other responsibilities. Daniel also assists with the teaching and delivery of the BSc (Hons) Professional Policing degree, with his role varying from Module Leader to Dissertation Supervisor.

Daniel is also a part-time PhD student. Daniels current research is regarding the policing response to domestic abuse in Wales, whilst having a particular focus on victims and the implementation of police policy.


Course Leader for the BSc (Hons) Professional Policing:

  • Coordinating the course delivery and course team meetings
  • Working with module leaders to make sure that teaching is consistent and of high quality
  • Engaging with feedback from students and course reps
  • Planning and implementing an induction programme for student
  • Course curriculum development
  • Compliance with quality enhancement process

Year Lead Tutor for 1st Year Police Science Students.

  • Module Leader: PC0S001 – Science for Law Enforcement Officers
  • Module Leader: PC0S003 – Introduction to Critical Analysis In Police Sciences
  • Module Leader: PC1H019 – Academic and Professional Skills in Policing and Security
  • Module Leader: PC1S037 – Neighbourhood and Community Safety
  • Module Leader: PC2S044 – Vulnerability and Public Protection
  • Module Leader: PC2S045 – Research Methods in Policing and Security
  • Module Leader: PC3D017 – Dissertation Research Project.


Professional Journal Papers:

  • Welch, D. (2017) Sustaining Domestic Abuse as a Priority: Insights from Wales and Australia. Police Science: Australia and New Zealand Journal of Evidence Based Policing. Vol 2 (1). P.45 – 49.
  • Welch, D (2017). The sustainability of Policing Domestic Abuse: Insights from Wales and Australia. Australasian Institute for Policing Journal 9 (1). P.16 – 21.
  • Welch, D. (2017) ’Coercive Control: One Year On’, Police Professional, Issue 545: 25-26
  • Welch, D. (2016). Domestic abuse – A continuing problem for the police. Australasian Institute for Policing Journal. 8 (1).
  • Rogers, C. & Welch, D. (2016). Cultural perceptions. Police Professional. June, issue 509. P.16-17

Academic Journal Papers:

  • Welch, D. (2017). Update. The Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles. 90 (4), 378 -381
  • Welch, D. (2017). Update. The Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles. 90 (3), 274 – 281
  • Kirby, A. and Welch, D. (2016) ‘The Equality Act 2010, Specific Learning Difficulties and the Police: Two Sides to Every Coin’, Police Journal: Theory, Practice and Principles (OnlineFirst), DOI:10.1177/0032258X16657132

Book Reviews

  • Book Proposal review (2020): Policing domestic abuse: risk, policy and practice, by Barrow-Grint, K,. Sebire,J., Turton, J., and Weir, R.


  • Society of Evidence Based Policing
  • British Society of Criminology
  • European Society of Criminology
  • British International Studies Association


Current research : A critical evaluation of police policy implementation and victim satisfaction of Domestic Abuse in Wales.



If you are a journalist on deadline and you need to speak with a member of university staff with particular expertise, please contact the Press Office.