Jacqui Hames is one of Britain’s best-known real life Detectives having co-presented the BBC flagship show Crimewatch for 16 yrs, presenting live TV appeals to solve some of the country’s highest profile crimes.
She presented her own show – Crime UK on Sky News throughout 2014 and 2015 and is now a guest presenter on 5 News and GMB. She is a member of: – British Association of Women Police; International Association of Women Police; Metropolitan Police Ex-Detectives Association and the National Association of Retired Police Officers and a panellist on the Digital Trust Advisory Board
As a Met Police Detective for 25 yrs, she specialised in major crime investigations. Also part of the launch team for the UK’s first Crimestoppers unit at New Scotland Yard and worked at the National Crime and Operations Faculty on operations to identify serial offenders using policing methods such as analysis, psychological, geographic and forensic profiling. She supports a number of charities including ASAS – Action Scotland Against Stalking
Former Metropolitan Police detective Jacqui Hames returns to Crimewatch family
Jacqui is a regular contributor to Sky News, Daybreak, ITV News, BBC News Channel, Five News and Radio 5 Live – commenting on news stories such as the Ipswich Murders, Raol Moat, and the disappearance of Madeline McCann.
There can be a lighter side to Jacqui’s investigations – see Good Morning Britain’s hunt for the Great Ormond Street Bear!
Jacqui has also contributed to many other factual/documentary programmes including 3 series of ‘Conmen Case Files’ and ‘Lorraine Kelly Investigates’ as well as being the Face of itv.com ‘s Crime Channel. Jacqui is also an experienced QVC product presenter.
A published author
With a passion to encourage women’s personal safety, Jacqui wrote ‘Savvy – The modern girl’s guide to having it all without risking it all’, in collaboration with Fiona Bruce. It is a comprehensive and down-to-earth guide to negotiating the practical perils of the 21st century – i