The Scottish Police Authority (SPA) were faced with the challenge of hiring an elite group of leaders into the roles of Assistant Chief Constable (ACC) and Deputy Chief Constable (DCC) for Police Scotland to deliver the 2026 strategy.

The Scottish Police Authority (SPA) were challenged with the very sensitive and high profile job of recruiting the next Chief Constable (CC) for Police Scotland. Due to high levels of public scrutiny, the extensive challenge of change that lay ahead for Police Scotland, coupled with the somewhat shortcomings of predecessors, it has been paramount that the ‘right’ individual is appointed to this extremely important role.

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