Peter Neyroud

Peter Neyroud, CBE QPM, is a former Chief Constable of the Thames Valley Police Force. After moving to the Home Office in 2006 he created the National Policing Improvement Agency (NPIA) and then became its first Chief Constable and Chief Executive in 2007.  Following his retirement from the police service in 2010, Peter moved to the Institute of Criminology at the University of Cambridge.  He has written widely on policing and is currently doing research on crime harm.  Peter is also Editor of the Oxford Journal of Policing.

  • Transforming policing through science

    5 March, 2013
      Peter Neyroud questions commonly-held opinions about addressing and reducing crime, revealing that our intuition and collective assumptions do not necessarily sit easily with the evidence. One recent US police chief, when asked why he was...