Mike Bowron

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Chief Officer
Michael Bowron
QPM
Chief Officer of the States of Jersey Police
Assumed office
4 January 2011
Personal details
Profession Senior Police Officer

Michael "Mike" Bowron QPM is the Chief Officer of States of Jersey Police. He was previously the Commissioner of the City of London Police from 2006 to 2011.

Early life[edit]

Bowron was educated at Sussex University, where he achieved a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Sociology.[1]

Career[edit]

Bowron worked as a broker for Lloyd's of London before joining Sussex Police in 1980.[2]

In 2006, he was appointed Commissioner of the City of London Police.[3] He graduated from the FBI Academy in 2007.[4] In 2010, Bowron played a key role in setting up the National Fraud Intelligence Bureau.[5]

On 4 January 2011, he transferred to the States of Jersey Police to become its Chief Officer.[6]

Honours[edit]

Queens Police Medal for Merit.png Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal ribbon.png QEII Diamond Jubilee Medal ribbon.png Police Long Service and Good Conduct ribbon.png

Ribbon Description Notes
Queens Police Medal for Merit.png Queen's Police Medal (QPM)
Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal ribbon.png Queen Elizabeth II Golden Jubilee Medal
  • 2002
  • UK Version of this Medal
QEII Diamond Jubilee Medal ribbon.png Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal
  • 2012
  • UK Version of this Medal
Police Long Service and Good Conduct ribbon.png Police Long Service and Good Conduct Medal


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Chief Officer". Jersey.police.uk. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  2. ^ Jersey Finance Limited (2011-01-04). "Mike Bowron | Jersey Finance Events | Events | Jersey Finance Limited | Voice of the International Finance Centre". Jerseyfinance.je. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  3. ^ Ellen Widdup (2009-05-26). "City police hire 50 specialists to fight £1 billion fraudsters". London Evening Standard. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  4. ^ "States of Jersey - Chief Officer of the States of Jersey Police Force: Appointment" (PDF). Stateassembly.gov.je. Retrieved 2012-10-27. 
  5. ^ "National fraud bureau to tackle £30bn con bill". Computerweekly.com. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
  6. ^ "BBC News - Mike Bowron will 'soften image' of Jersey police". Bbc.co.uk. 2011-04-12. Retrieved 2012-10-04. 
Police appointments
Preceded by
unknown
Assistant Commissioner of the City of London Police
2002–2006
Succeeded by
Unknown
Preceded by
James Hart
Commissioner of the City of London Police
2006–2011
Succeeded by
Adrian Leppard