Both Inspector Mark Wyan and Inspector Paul Chipolina of the Royal Gibraltar Police have recently successfully completed very challenging Higher Education studies.

In the case of Inspector Mark Wyan, he successfully passed the University of Law, Bar Professional Training Course exams (with grade ‘outstanding’) and has been admitted to the Middle Temple. He also received the University’s top award for work undertaken in civil advocacy. Inspector Wyan will be taking up responsibilities for the Force’s Criminal Justice Unit which encompasses amongst other things, preparation of prosecution case files. He had previously achieved a B.Sc. in Criminology and Psychology with a 1st Class Honours.

Inspector Paul Chipolina was admitted to the degree of Master of Science (with Distinction) at the University of Portsmouth having undertaken a course in International Criminal Justice. His final dissertation focused on Cyber Crime Governance - a case study of Gibraltar. Inspector Chipolina is currently serving as the Commissioner’s Staff Officer and also discharges the role of Force Media Officer. He will soon be transferred to the Crime and Protective Services Division and will work in Special Branch.

The Commissioner and all ranks in the RGP congratulate both these officers for their exceptional academic achievements.