Paul has over twenty years of policing experience in both County police forces and the Metropolitan Police where he was a detective in Serious and Organised Crime.
Paul joined the police in 2001. He went on to become a detective in Serious and Organised Crime in the Metropolitan Police having worked in covert policing, various crime squads and the intelligence bureau. He was also a Crisis and Hostage Negotiator with further specialisation in Kidnap negotiation.
Paul has received several commendations for outstanding detective work. His last role, before joining ARU, in Norfolk Constabulary (Operation Moonshot) won the 2019 World Policing Award for innovation in tackling, disrupting and preventing crime.
Paul’s Masters project looked at the occupational demands, fitness standards and injury rates to British police officers. He established a set of voluntary fitness standards, as well as looking at the role Judo and Jiu Jitsu might play in operational performance.
BSc (Hons) Crime and Investigative Studies
Modules in Evidence-Based Policing and Specialised Topics in Investigative Science
BSc (Hons) Sport Science
MSc Strength & Conditioning Coaching