#18. The mastermind behind Manhunt – Colin Sutton describes his journey from detective work to drama
Play • 1 hr 34 min

Colin Sutton is a former Detective Chief Inspector and Senior Investigating Officer for the Metropolitan Police.
 
Throughout his 30 year career, Colin lead investigations which resulted in convictions against some of the most notorious criminals in the UK. These convictions included those of Levi Bellfield and Delroy Grant.
 
Colin shares with Simon the challenges and pressures of leading complex criminal investigations. These include the particular risks to be managed from media and political intervention.
 
During their discussion, Colin also informed Simon of the fascinating work he has undertaken since retirement from the police, including writing his book “Manhunt” and advising TV companies making crime based drama.

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