Graham Bell

Graham Bell is the host of the long running and extremely successful television series "POLICE TEN 7". Formerly Detective Inspector in charge of Criminal Investigations for the Bay of Plenty Police District.

Graham is probably NZ's best known police officer.  With a 33 year, spectacularly successful, career behind him he retired from the police in December 2001 and began a new career as a television presenter on Police Ten 7. His TV career also was an amazing success.  He brought criminals to justice with an equally important contribution from viewers.

The programme was a place where he felt he could continue to make a difference and continue the fight against crime. He is loved by viewers for his colourful language and zero tolerance stance towards offending.

During his police career Graham became widely recognised for his uncanny abilities as the officer in charge of a series of high profile investigations.

He also spent several years as the police media liaison officer in Auckland and was involved in virtually every major police investigation and event that happened in the region from 1989 to 1995.

As the officer in charge of the Bay of Plenty CIB from 1995 to 2001 his case list included a raft of high profile murder cases, complex cases involving offending by police and many other well known events;  all brought to a successful conclusion

Graham is an expert on dealing with the various facets of the media and has established a highly valued style of imparting his knowledge to others.  He is regarded as an important resource by those that have taken advantage of his services.

After taking up his television role Graham carved out an enviable reputation as a highly entertaining speaker. He has an amazing ability to impart useful advice in a format that is liberally sprinkled with unique and hilarious stories from his vast experience in the police.

His book is a highly entertaining read.  The material ranges from the hilarious to the deeply disturbing and is presented in Graham's typical raconteur style

Graham is police officer.  With a 33 year, spectacularly successful, career behind him he retired from the police in December 2001 and began a new career as a television presenter on Police Ten 7. His TV career also was an amazing success.  He brought criminals to justice with an equally important contribution from viewers. He retired from the series in August 2014.

During his police career Graham became widely recognised for his uncanny abilities as the Graham's unique experiences and razor sharp wit make him one of the funniest and most entertaining speakers available officer in charge of a series of high profile investigations.

He also spent several years as the police media liaison