Roy is a retired Metropolitan Police and Essex Police officer having worked in London's notorious east end throughout the 1970's and on the Essex Police murder squad in recent years. His talks can be serious such as 'Investigating murder' or 'The police forensic officer', historical, including 'The life & times of the Kray Twins' or 'A story on every street corner' which covers fascinating tales from the east end through the centuries or humorous such as 'The funny side of policing the east end in the 1970's'. His style is smooth and well paced and can last from 20 minutes to 2 hours. Some talks include a slide presentation and Roy will bring all required equipment including projector, screen and microphone and amp/speaker if required. Practical demonstrations of fingerprint recovery can also be included. Talks are suitable for any audience of all ages and from Rotary and W.I. to conferences, formal or informal dinners whether the gatherings are large or small.