Our Chief Constable
Colette Paul joined Bedfordshire Police on 1 July 2013 and
brought with her a wealth of policing experience.
She started her career with the Metropolitan Police Service
after graduating from Keele University and first walked the beat in
Edmonton, North London.
Ms Paul soon progressed into the CID and spent a large part of
her career as an operational detective, which included work within
the Vice Unit, Murder Squad, and the Race and Violent Crime Task
Force. She took a career break in 1998 to work for the British High
Commissioner in Ottawa, Canada.
Nationally, she is the ACPO lead for International Affairs,
Senior Responsible Officer for JOA Schengen, and vice chair of
Media and Communications.
View the full Leadership Team