The Police Federation National Detective Forum 2017 took place on Thursday 12 October and Friday 13 October 2017 at the De Vere Staverton Estate, Staverton, Northampton with the National Detectives Awards on the evening of Thursday 12 October.
The awards formed part of a two-day seminar which started earlier that day for detective representatives and was organised by our National Detectives’ Forum and sponsored by Police Money Matters and Police Mutual.
Winners and runners-up from this year's awards were:
- New Trainee Detective - DC Emma Kunne, Leicestershire Police
- Services to Detectives - Joint winners T/DCI Andrew Cunliffe, Greater Manchester and DI Steven Nelson, Essex Police
- Smarter Detective 3rd place - A/DS Duncan Montague and DI Luke Whinnett, Hertfordshire Constabulary
- Smarter Detective runner-up - DC Steven Tisseyre, Bedfordshire Police
- Smarter Detective overall winner - Temp DCI Julie Henderson and A/PS Jason Hall, Metropolitan Police
- Detective Investigation of the Year 3rd place - Operation Zilch, Northamptonshire Police
- Detective Investigation of the Year runner-up - DI Suzanne Baker, West Midlands
- Detective Investigation of the Year winner - Operation Hornett, Thames Valley
- PFNDF award for outstanding contribution - Royston Martis
You can read the full details of their stories on our news page along with a summary of all nominees.
D Supt Paul Withers Sadie Hartley Murder
DC Louise Pye Sussex Police
Dixie McNeill, Rhy Jones case
Roger Critchell, Crimestoppers
PFNDF Chair Martin Plummer addresses seminar
Outstanding contribution winner Royston Martis with PFNDF Chair, Martin Plummer
Smarter detective winners DCI Henderson and Acting PS Hall with Claire Long from Police Mutual
Smarter detective award runner up DC Tisseyre with Claire Long from Police Mutual
3rd place smarter detective award place DI Winnett & DS Montague with Claire Long from Police Mutual
Services to detectives award joint winners T/DCI Cunliffe and DI Nelson (not pictured) with John Giblin from Police Money Matters
Detective Investigation of the year winners from Thames Valley
Third place detective investigation of the year DC O'Connor with John Gilblin from Police Money Matters
Last year's National Detective Awards took place on Thursday 13 October at The Forest Pines Hotel and Golf Resort in Broughton, Humberside.
Read about last year's winners and view the photo gallery.