- Ian, who also writes as Ian Patrick, spent twenty-seven years in the Metropolitan police, the majority as a Detective Sergeant within the Specialist Operations Command. He specialised in child protection and was part of a Major Investigation Team that targeted abusers and investigated the murder of children.
His last seven years were spent in the Covert Policing Command where he managed a specialist covert unit dedicated to the detection and disruption of organised criminal networks across London and the UK.
Ian had to retire three years early from the police due to a diagnosis of Muscular Dystrophy.
He lives in Scotland where he divides his time between family, writing, reading and photography.
The hare and the tortoise: a portrait of Met detective turned writer Ian Robinson.
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