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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Commander

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. Commissioned in 2003 he has served in Air Defence, Air Land Integration and Cyber Communications appointments in both. In addition he has been employed on wider Defence activity and on secondment to the US Defence Intelligence Agency. Operational planning in MOD A Block 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; he has latterly been employed as the Deputy Principal Staff Officer to the Chief of Defence Staff responsible for advising on International Defence & Security, NATO and Peace Support Operations. He assumed command of the RAF Force Protection Force on promotion in March 2022.

Force PRotection Wings