DescriptionGary has a wealth of experience across the Metropolitan Police Service, Hertfordshire and Murder Investigation teams. Gary was a Detective in the Metropolitan Police Service, New Scotland Yard from 1983 to retirement in 2014. He investigated major and serious crimes including Homicide, Terrorism, Fraud and Serious Sexual offences. In his varied operational career, he developed particular expertise in Crime Scene Management and as a Specialist Trainer in investigative practice and investigative interviewing. Gary trained Detectives at the Crime Academy, Hendon, the MPS Detective Training establishment. Audiences ranged from Trainee Investigators to Senior Investigating Officers with subjects ranging from Investigative Interviewing to Crime Scene Management. Gary was appointed Exhibits Officer responsible for identification of British victims of the Asian Tsunami 2004 and Exhibits Officer responsible for Ante Mortem Identification procedures after the July 2005 London bombings and was present and assisted at one of the bombing scenes (Kings Cross Rail Station) soon after detonation of one of the devices. From 2014, he has designed and delivered bespoke training packages on a freelance consultancy basis to a wide variety of delegates. Courses include Crime Scene Management, Investigation, Train the Trainer and training design to investigators in Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, China, Trinidad and Africa.
Gary Ayton BA CertEd MIFL