RAF Police

Provide specialist law enforcement, counter-intelligence and security services. To identify and counter threats from terrorism, espionage, sabotage, subversion, extremism and organised crime in the UK and overseas.

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RAF Regiment

Its principal purpose is to counter our adversaries across a wide spectrum of threats, wherever and whenever necessary.

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Air Commodore Jamie Thompson

Air Commodore Thompson joined the RAF as a Weapons Technician in 1997 and following completion of training, he was assigned to 5131 (Bomb Disposal) Squadron and 20 (R) Squadron working on the Harrier GR7. Commissioned in 2003 he has served in Air Defence, Air Land Integration and Cyber Communications appointments. As an Operations Officer on exchange with the Royal Signals he deployed with the Spearhead Land Element on Operation HIGHBROW and as a Battle Captain on Operations TELIC and HERRICK.

Employed on wider Defence activity he has undertaken an exchange assignment with the US Department of Defence and been seconded to several UK government departments. Operational planning in MOD and PJHQ has been balanced against command appointments at every level and across multiple operations. He is a graduate of the Canadian Forces Joint Command & Staff Program and has held command of NATO forces in the UK.

Time in MOD has been spent as the Deputy Principal Staff Officer to the Chief of Defence Staff, with the responsibility for defence engagement, NATO and UN portfolios and international relations. Appointment as Air Officer Global Enablement follows his 1* command of the RAF Regiment and RAF Police as the Force Protection Force Commander.

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