Michael "Mike" Bowron QPM is a retired British police officer. From 2011 to July 2017 he was Chief Officer of States of Jersey Police. He was previously the Commissioner of the City of London Police from 2006 to 2011.


Michael Bowron

Chief Officer of the States of Jersey Police
Assumed office
4 January 2011
Personal details
ProfessionSenior Police Officer

Early lifeEdit

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

CareerEdit

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]

HonoursEdit

       

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

ReferencesEdit

  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