I graduated in 1989 and joined West Midlands Police. I worked as a Police Constable, Police Sergeant and Detective Sergeant in both Birmingham and Wolverhampton.
In 2001 I transferred to West Mercia Police, where I worked as an operational Detective at the ranks of Sergeant, Inspector and Chief Inspector. In 2007 I underook the Senior Investigation Officer (PIP 3 SIO) accreditation and I operated as an SIO for the remainder of the my police service through to my retirement in August 2019. During this time I worked as the head of investigative CID at Telford and then a part of West Mercia’s Major Investigation Unit, where I led numerous investigtaions into offences of murder, manslaughter, attempted murder, robbery and sexual offences.
In 2009 I became the West Mercia force lead for Family Liaison and in 2012 this role was extended to cover Warwickshire Police.
In 2014 I was appointed as the Head of the Statutory and Major Crime review unit, l led a team who undertook reviews into undetected serious and major crimes, critical incidents, MAPPA serious case reviews, domestic homicide and serious case reviews and operational de-briefs.
- BA (Hons) Business Studies, University of West London
- Serious and Major Crime Investigation
- Family Liasion