Luís Manuel Elias

lmaelias@gmail.com

Education
PhD in Political Science and International Relations at the New University of Lisbon
Master in Political Science at the Institute of Social and Political Sciences (ISCSP)
Degree in Police Sciences at the Higher Institute of Police Sciences and Internal Security (ISCPSI)
Management and Police Strategy Course (PSP)
National Foreign Policy Course (Diplomatic Institute, MFA)
Intensive Counter Terrorism Course
Domestic Violence Course on the European Police College (CEPOL)
Strategic Planning Course for European Union’s Police Missions of the European Police College (CEPOL)
Training Course for Civilian Response Teams EU
Command and Incident Management Course
Command Course for Crisis Management of EU’s European Police College (CEPOL)
Criminal Information Course
Criminal Investigation Course
Project Design and Management Course
United Nation’s Training of Trainers Course.

Main Research Areas
Police Science; Political Science and International Relations; Crisis Management in Transnational Impact; Management and Operational Planning of Major Events; Reform of the Security and Defense Sectors; International Operations to Support Peace.

Professional and Academic Experience
Intendant of the Public Security Police (PSP);
Lecturer in the Masters Course in Police Sciences at the Institute of Police Sciences and Homeland Security;
Head of the Operating Area of the Metropolitan Command of Lisbon of the PSP;
Head of the Division of Studies, Police Doctrine and International Relations of the Operations Department of DN/PSP;
Head of the Division of Prevention of criminality and delinquency of the Operations Department of DN/PSP;
Head of the Portuguese Delegation in the U.E. Police Cooperation Group during the Portuguese Presidency of the U.E. in the second semester of 2007;
Second UN Police Commander in East Timor (UNTAET e UNMISET);
Operations Officer at the UN Police Headquarters in Bosnia-Herzegovina and trainer at the Sarajevo Police Academy (IPTF-UNMIBH);
Commander of the Anti-Crime Brigades of the 2nd Division of the Metropolitan Command of Lisbon;
Commander of the 34.th Police Station (Olivais) of the 2nd Division of the Metropolitan Command of Lisbon;
Commander of the 10th Police Station (Arroios) of the 2nd Division of the Metropolitan Command of Lisbon;
Commander of the Portimão Police Station of the Faro District Command.

Participation in Projects
Participation in several scientific research projects: international police cooperation; community policing; international crisis management; large events planning and security management; police action against domestic violence;
Lecturer at CEPOL courses on Civilian Crisis Management, Crime Prevention and Information Oriented Policing. Participation in Working Groups within the European Union and CPLP;
Participation in a Working Group that organized an International Seminar on Explosive Security, organized by the European Commission and the Portuguese Government, through the PSP and held in Braga on 16th and 17th June 2007, in the ambit of the Portuguese Presidency of the European Union on the second semester of 2007.

Awards and Distinctions
1 Commendation of the Minister for Internal Administration
2 Commendations of the PSP National Director
1 Commendation of the PSP National Associate Director
1 Commendation of the Commander of the Faro District Command
1 Commendation of the General Commander of the National Police of East Timor

Publicações
ELIAS, Luís Manuel André & MARQUES GUEDES, Armando, Controlos Remotos. As Dimensões Externas da Segurança Interna em Portugal  (Coimbra: Edições Almedina, 2010);
ELIAS, Luís Manuel André et al, Criminalidade de Massa e Criminalidade Organizada. Um Inquérito Europeu (Lisboa: DGAI – MAI, 2009);
ELIAS, Luís Manuel André, Perspectivas policiais sobre violência doméstica in Reuniões e Manifestações Actuação Policial – Centro de Investigação do ISCPSI (Coimbra: Edições Almedina, 2009), pp. 249-281;
ELIAS, Luís Manuel André, A Gestão da Prevenção Criminal in Estudos de Homenagem a Artur Anselmo (Coimbra: Edições Almedina, 2008), pp. 443-491;
ELIAS, Luís Manuel André, Policiamento de Proximidade – Princípios e Fundamentos para a Implementação de Estratégias de Prevenção Criminal in Estudos de Homenagem ao Juiz Conselheiro António da Costa Neves Ribeiro (Coimbra: Edições Almedina, 2007), pp. 465-536;
ELIAS, Luís Manuel André, O papel da polícia na protecção de crianças e jovens in Direito das Crianças e Jovens (Lisboa: Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada – Ministério da Justiça – Centro de Estudos Judiciários, 2007), pp. 205-217;
ELIAS, Luís Manuel André, Policiamento de Proximidade – Desafios e Perspectivas Futuras in Polícia Portuguesa – n.º 005 (Lisboa: Direcção Nacional da PSP, 2007), pp. 26-30;
ELIAS, Luís Manuel André, Problemática da Violência Doméstica – Reflexões sobre o papel da Polícia in Polícia Portuguesa – n.º 002 (Lisboa: Direcção Nacional da PSP, 2007), pp. 36-39;
ELIAS, Luís Manuel André, A Polícia de Segurança Pública e as Operações de Paz. Evolução da sua Participação e Perspectivas de Futuro in Participação Portuguesa em Missões de Paz: Volume I (Lisboa: Fundação Mário Soares – Centro de Investigação e Formação para uma Cultura da Paz, 2007), pp. 294-418;
ELIAS, Luís Manuel André, Problemática da Violência Doméstica – Reflexões sobre o papel da Polícia in Polícia Portuguesa – n.º 001 (Lisboa: Direcção Nacional da PSP, 2006), pp. 18-23;
ELIAS, Luís Manuel André, A Formação das Polícias nos Estados Pós-Conflito. O Caso de Timor-Leste (Lisboa: Instituto Diplomático, Ministério dos Negócios Estrangeiros, 2006);
ELIAS, Luís Manuel André, A Dimensão dos Direitos do Homem nos Estados Pós-Conflito – O Caso de Timor-Leste in Volume Comemorativo dos 20 anos – Instituto Superior de Ciências Policiais e Segurança Interna (Coimbra: Edições Almedina, 2005), pp. 865-887;.
ELIAS, Luís Manuel André, A componente policial nas missões de manutenção de paz in Politeia – Revista do Instituto Superior de Ciências Policiais e Segurança Interna (Coimbra: Edições Almedina, 2004), pp. 83-109;
ELIAS, Luís Manuel André, A Polícia de Segurança Pública Integrada na Componente de Polícia das Nações Unidas em Timor-Leste in Polícia Portuguesa – n.º 135 (Lisboa: Direcção Nacional da PSP, 2002);
ELIAS, Luís Manuel André, Reforma e Reestruturação das Forças de Segurança na Bósnia Herzegovina – A Componente da Formação e Treino in Polícia Portuguesa – n.º 122 (Lisboa: Direcção Nacional da PSP, 2000), pp. 18-23.