Ron Iddles served 42 years with Victoria Police. This included 25 years as a homicide investigator, during which time he investigated over 300 homicides and was involved in over 200 trials at the Melbourne Supreme Court. He is considered a subject matter expert with regards to criminal investigations and interviewing suspects. A veteran of homicide investigations, he changed the way police conduct interviews with suspects.
Ron's career achievements have been recognised by the Australian Police Medal (awarded 2002), the Award for Ethical Leadership in Victoria Police (awarded 2007), and an Order of Australia Medal for contribution to community in 2015.