Justin Srivastava has served for 28 years service as a senior police officer and is a Police Superintendent on the Lancashire Violence Reduction Network (LVRN) and the National Police Chiefs’ Council. Justin leads on data and data ethics for the team and chairs the Pan-Lancashire Data Group.
The LVRN is a multi-agency response to serious violence at a strategic and operational level. This includes addressing the social determinants of violence and Justin has some considerable expertise in trauma-informed practice within policing. This led to the UK Home Office asking his team to lead on this trauma-informed workstream for England.
Since 2017, Justin has worked with the UK National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) on the Police and Health Consensus. This work involves the examination of how policing and health/social care partners can improve how they work together to address vulnerability demand and intervening at the earliest opportunity. In support of this Justin has co-authored and produced numerous national documents for Public Health England and the College of Policing on public health approaches to policing, trauma-informed data, early intervention, trauma informed-practice and police and health collaboration and a series of webinars on public health approaches to policing issues.
From 2018-2020, Justin was the strategic lead for the National Police Wellbeing Service and was responsible for developing strategy and operational practice for the wellbeing of serving and retired police officers in England and Wales.
Justin has experience of uniform and detective roles and was involved in the development of an early intervention approach which has been nationally recognised by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) as good practice. He has previously served as a Detective Superintendent and Head of Public Protection which included policy making, development, compliance, safeguarding children, infant death, forced marriage and domestic abuse. Justin has also worked on several high-profile murders within the Major Investigation Teams (FMIT), and across the world on the National Crime Squad for England and Wales on international drug smuggling, child trafficking and money laundering.
Justin holds a degree in Social Policy and Criminology and in 2017, he graduated with distinction from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLAN) with an MSc course in “Early Action and Professional Practice” specialising in Adverse Childhood Experiences, leadership within an integrated partnership environment and developing learning organisations.
He also holds honorary contracts with both Public Health England/OHID/NHS England and was a trustee for an early intervention charity in Staffordshire, England. Justin sits on the board for the Global Law Enforcement and Public Health Association (GLEPHA) and is a member of the Neuro Diversity Special Interest Group as well as having an active role in the historic Global Law Enforcement and Public Health (LEPH) conferences in Philadelphia, Edinburgh, Toronto and the future planned conference for 2023.