Mr Dutton is an International policing and investigation expert and provides expertise on a consultancy basis internationally as well as locally. He played leading roles in complex investigations in South Africa and many other countries - including Bosnia, Croatia, Kosovo, Sudan (Darfur), Afghanistan, DRC, Cameroon, Uganda, Nigeria, Rwanda, Kyrgyzstan, Liberia, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Brazil and East Timor.
He has 30 years of policing experience in South Africa and 20 years international policing experience and was the first head of the Directorate of Special Operations. In 2012 he was awarded the Order of Baobab in Gold by the President of South Africa for his South African and International police work. He holds a National Police Diploma.