Community Panel member

Appointed December 2020

Nigel L’Estrange is a senior police officer working with Victoria Police for over 25 years. 

For most of Nigel’s police career he has worked as a detective in investigative and intelligence units including the Homicide Squad and organised crime taskforces. For the last five years, Nigel has been working in counter terrorism where he oversees investigative teams tasked with collecting intelligence and investigating terrorism and security threats to Victoria. He has also worked amongst diverse multicultural communities in the inner north and western suburbs of Melbourne. 

Nigel has completed several tertiary and post graduate qualifications including a Master of Leadership and Management (Policing), Bachelor of Policing (Investigations) and Diploma of Illustrative Photography.  

Nigel is married and living in Melbourne with two young children. When not chasing kids, he enjoys reading and travelling and has travelled extensively throughout Central and South America, Asia and Europe.