As well as talking about safety I am also a writing consultant who advises authors on police actions and procedures so that their writing is accurate and authentic. I’ve now teamed up with crime historian Stephen Wade to write ‘The Crime Writer’s Casebook’ which is due to be published on 10th December. The book is intended as a guide for anyone interested in writing or reading about crime, whether historical or modern-day, and features some true crime case studies. The book is available to pre-order on Amazon at