Victor joined Surrey Police in 1982 straight from university, where he studied Biochemistry. He worked in uniform and CID. He transferred to the City of London Police in 1990 and worked in several roles including Detective Inspector in the Fraud Squad.
In 2003 he was seconded to the Home Office to work on Stop and Search. In 2005 he was awarded a PhD in Criminology by the London School of Economics.
He transferred to the Metropolitan Police Service in April 2006 as Superintendent. In April 2012 he was promoted to Chief Superintendent was in charge in Bexley and Haringey as Borough Commander. In 2017, he was awarded the Queen’s Police Medal for distinguished police service.
In October 2017 he retired from the Police Service. He was a Visiting Fellow at LSE. He is a Governor at Treloar’s and Director of Safeguarding at Surrey Football Association.