Dan spent 13yrs with Sussex Police, 5yrs in uniform and 8yrs as a Detective Constable. As a uniformed Constable he carried out general response duties, counter terrorism patrols and exercises, prisoner processing and crime desk duties. As a Detective Constable he worked in the Criminal Investigation Department, Adult Protection Team and covert policing. He later moved to the Economic Crime Unit, specialising in Major Fraud and working on many complex fraud cases – some of which involved solicitors. Following this, he left Sussex Police to work for the Law Society for 2yrs – investigating solicitors for theft and fraud, breaches of the SRA Accounts Rules and serious misconduct matters.