Chief Constable, British Transport Police

Chief Constable Paul Crowther has been a police officer for more than thirty eight years. He was appointed Chief Constable of British Transport Police (BTP) in 2014 and leads the specialist police force for the rail and underground transport infrastructure across England, Scotland and Wales with more than 5,000 officers and staff.Chief Constable Paul Crowther has been a police officer for more than thirty eight years. He was appointed Chief Constable of British Transport Police (BTP) in 2014 and leads the specialist police force for the rail and underground transport infrastructure across England, Scotland and Wales with more than 5,000 officers and staff.Paul joined BTP as a constable in London in 1980, spending time in uniform and detective roles across a number of specialist functions and gaining promotion through the ranks to Chief Superintendent in 2003. He led a number of high profile investigations into major incidents including the Potters Bar train crash before taking up the role as Area Commander for London Underground. During this tenure, in 2005, Paul led the operational response following the terrorist attacks on the tube.