Peter French – W&S Founder
Peter French is a former Detective Chief Inspector and Deputy Divisional Commander in the UK Police Service.
He has wide-ranging experience of crime detection, crime reduction, and counter-terrorism. He chaired numerous police advisory groups on security and is a Fellow of the Security Institute.
Peter lectures and writes on CCTV, Security and Counter Terrorism in the UK and abroad. He is regarded as a leading expert on CCTV. He conducted the world’s first research into criminal attitudes to CCTV, and for his Masters degree examined the effectiveness of CCTV.
He was awarded a Churchill Fellowship in the US to study effective crime prevention. Many of his proposals – which he presented to the Home Secretary and US Attorney General – have now been implemented in the UK.