Shelton has over 19 Years’ experience in law enforcement with 13 of those years as a Sergeant and leader. Shelton is currently the Cyber Prevent and Protect lead at the Yorkshire and Humber Regional Cyber Crime Team (RCCU). Shelton works closely with investigation teams alongside both UK Government agencies and international law enforcement. Shelton is a strategic information security advisor, providing advice and support to boards.
He is a specialist in a number of areas enabling him to support management identify and reduce exposure to risk. Shelton also works alongside academia and the community to identify the gifted security experts of the future to educate, develop and enhance their skills. Shelton works hard to increase awareness around neurodiversity and help support those who interact with neurodiverse individuals on a daily basis. Shelton is a member of the Security institute, the chartered institute of information security professionals and ISACA.
Shelton has extensive experience in Incident response, critical incident management, intelligence assessments, threats to life, incident investigation, safeguarding the vulnerable, public order, large scale operations and working at a strategic level. Shelton has also received commendations for his work on serious and complex criminal investigation and also a Commendation for bravery when he assisted in forcing entry to a burning building, entered and helped a number of people to safety. Shelton was currently crowned cyber law enforcement individual of the year 2020 at the national Cyber awards
Shelton outside of work has a keen interest in Boxing.