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Our People

Our team comprises of talented professionals with diverse backgrounds, experiences, and expertise. From military veterans to industry experts, each person brings a unique perspective and a commitment to excellence.

Karl Starkey

Managing Director

Karl enjoyed a successful and decorated career within the Royal Navy Police. Following a career in Uniformed Policing investigating Volume and Level 1 Crime, he qualified as a PIP2 investigator and joined the RNP Special Investigations Branch where he investigated Serious and Complex Crime. He later specialised in Forensics, becoming a dedicated forensics practitioner in the Royal Military Police Specialist Operations Regiment where he fulfilled the roles of:

  • Crime Scene Investigator
  • Crime Scene Manager
  • Forensic Laboratory Officer
  • Forensic Submissions Manager & Office Manager


On leaving the UK Military, Karl became a consultant and trainer for a leading forensics training provider before qualifying as an ACAS Accredited Workplace Investigator

Karl formed Thin Blue Line Group in 2022 which consists of 3 subsidiaries; Events, Investigations, and Training. He later founded Thin Blue Line Community CIC to help reach children and young people in our communities with life-changing and life-saving programmes.


Thin Blue Line® Community CIC

Proudly we incorporate Thin Blue Line Community CIC into all our Operations.


Thin Blue Line Community CIC works with Schools, Colleges and Youth Organisations to deliver Forensics & Citizenship Programmes and Workshops designed to meet the needs of the scholars at all Key-Stage levels from Primary School through to Further and Higher Education.


25% of the profits made from our Thin Blue Line® Group Operations are donated to Thin Blue Line Community CIC to help support programs and workshops for children and young people.

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