Graham Wettone joined the Metropolitan Police cadets in 1977 straight from a south London comprehensive school. His thirty-year career was predominantly in frontline policing and he served at Tooting, Wimbledon, Fulham, Territorial Support Group and finally at New Scotland Yard in the Public Order Branch. He retired in 2010 as a Sergeant and now teaches the required pre-joining Certificate of Knowledge in Policing (CKP) course to prospective police recruits. He also works as a policing expert for Sky News and a driving assessor for a supercar club. He lives in Surrey.