Assistant Chief Constable Vacancy

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The Scottish Police Authority (SPA) is looking for an outstanding leader to join Police Scotland’s Executive Team. The successful candidates will focus on keeping people safe, drive change across the police service, inspire partners nationally and locally and play a leading role in ensuring Scotland’s communities flourish and become safer and stronger with improved opportunities and a better quality of life.

The SPA and Police Scotland are currently consulting on Policing 2026, a draft vision and strategy that will ensure policing continues to meet the evolving threats and demands anticipated over the next decade. The strategy will ensure Police Scotland continues to focus on being an ever more efficient, resilient and forward-thinking organisation. One that is equipped to deal with future challenges, deliver innovative solutions tailored to the circumstances of the country’s diverse communities and is transformational its approach to promoting public confidence and trust in the services it provides.

Assistant Chief Constable - Local Policing

The overall purpose of the role is to support the Chief Constable in leading Police Scotland in line with the statutory policing  priorities; to contribute to the delivery of all Scotland’s National Outcomes, in particular to  enable all people in Scotland to live lives that are safe from crime, disorder and danger.

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For further information and how to apply please contact Inspector Angela McHendry at Police OfficerInternal Recruitment on 01355 566354 or by email

(The above contact details are not for reporting crime and are only monitored during office hours. Call 101 for non-emergencies and general enquiries, in an emergency call 999.)

Closing date for applications is Friday 7 April 2017 at 1630hrs.