Sunday, 28 December 2008
Superintendent Raj Singh Kohli is the highest-ranking Sikh in the British police force. He took over as the head of the safer neighbourhoods teams in London's Camden in 2008. He is the brother of the comedian Sanjeev Kohli and the presenter Hardeep Kohli. Raj was born in London, but educated in Glasgow. He abandoned a masters degree in Biomedical Science to become to join the police force and has been in the police for over 16 years. Raj grew up in the Bishopbriggs area of Glasgow, on the outskirts of Glasgow, his family were the only Asian family in their street and when him and his brothers attended St Aloysius’ College, a Catholic private school in the city, they were the only Asians in their class.