Danny Shaw is a commentator on policing and criminal justice. He spent 31 years at BBC News where he won a series of awards including Legal Reporter of the Year. As home affairs correspondent, he documented the fortunes of ten Home Secretaries and six Metropolitan Police Commissioners, reported on the 2005 and 2017 terror attacks and covered some of the country’s most high-profile court cases.
Danny was a visiting journalism lecturer at City University for 13 years and now provides media training to organisations and individuals in the public, private and voluntary sectors. He combines his role as a Senior Associate at Crest Advisory, the criminal justice consultancy, with writing and interviews for outlets including The Times, Telegraph, New Statesman, Spectator, LBC, Talk, Policing TV and the BBC.
Danny is currently working for the Vulnerability & Policing Futures Research Centre as a communications consultant, giving specialist advice about public engagement, media relations and report writing. Danny has helped to shape our website and will ensure that the Centre’s projects and research are clearly explained and accessible to as many people as possible.