About the Author
Seumas Miller is a Professorial Research Fellow in Applied Philosophy at the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics at Charles Sturt University, Canberra, and the 3TU Centre for Ethics and Technology at Delft University of Technology, The Hague. His authored books include Social Action: A Teleological Account (2001), The Moral Foundations of Social Institutions: A Philosophical Study (2010), Terrorism and Counter-terrorism: Ethics and Liberal Democracy (2009), and, with John Blackler, Ethical Issues in Policing (2005).
Ian A. Gordon is Associate Professor in Policing at Charles Sturt University and Convener of the Standards Commission for Scotland. A former chief police officer in Scotland, Gordon was responsible for professional standards, police use of firearms, and the Scottish DNA Database. He has commanded major events (2005 G8 conference) and worked with police forces in Australia, Sri Lanka, Sierra Leone, Russia, and Thailand on police strategy, crime, and professional/ethical issues.