David James
David James is a Consultant Forensic Psychiatrist and partner in Theseus Partners LLP, and specialises in stalking and the assessment and management of threat to prominent individuals. He has worked as a consultant in the National Health Service since 1992 and was formerly a Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychiatry at University College, London.He is the co-ordinator of the first joint police and NHS unit, which assesses and manages risk to politicians and senior members of the Royal Family from isolated loners. He was written more than fifty articles in peer-reviewed journals and 14 book chapters. He has given more than 100 presentations to international conferences, in three languages.

Blog Entries by David James

Does the Man Tasered Outside Buckingham Palace Raise Questions Over the Safety of the Royal Family?

(1) Comments | Posted 4 February 2013 | (08:48)

Reports that police deployed a taser stun gun on a man brandishing knives outside Buckingham Palace might appear about a bizarre and rare incident, but the massive media attention it ignited reminds us of one possible motivation for attacking a Royal - the seeking of notoriety or attention for a...

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Do Armed Guards Prevent You From Being Shot?

(0) Comments | Posted 21 January 2013 | (11:02)

"Are the President's kids more important than yours?" begins the current National Rifle Association (NRA) television advert. It suggests Mr. Obama has different standards for the safety of his own children than he does for other people's. While his kids are protected at school by armed security personnel, Obama has...

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