Ken Probert has been with CSU since April 2009. He was a police officer in Sussex Police in the UK for 27 years retiring in March 2009. He graduated with a Bachelor of Education from Southampton University in 1977, and a Master of Science in Crime and Policing from the University of Portsmouth in 1992.
Ken has served mainly as a detective in the Criminal Investigation Department retiring at the rank of Detective Chief Superintendent. He has command experience ranging from twelve years as a Senior Investigating Officer with responsibility for major crime cases; a crime and operations commander at an operational division; a firearms and critical incident commander and Chief of Staff to the Chief Constable. His final three years were spent as Head of Professional Standards Department with responsibility for the investigation of all complaints, misconduct and crime allegations against police officers and police staff.
Whilst at the School of Policing, Ken has been an ADPP subject and session coordinator as well as the ADPP Year 1 Manager with responsibility for all staff and student issues. He was appointed Head of School in 2016.