Stephen Brown has been a police officer for 26 years and a sergeant for the last 16 of these. He has been in the field of community safety for 4 years. He has concentrated on youth issues and developed youth intervention programs to prevent offending. He became aware of ADHD through a presentation given by a local support group and has for the last 4 years been working to develop a criminal justice based program to reduce offending by young people with ADHD. Together with Phillip Anderton his work is based around schools and also the links of ADHD to substance misuse. He has presented his work at various national conferences helping other Police services develop their own programs in this field.