Area Commander

Chief Inspector John McQuilter is the Area Commander for East Renfrewshire. He is responsible for the daily management of policing, and ensuring outcomes within the Local Policing Plan are delivered.

He is supported by Inspector Bryan McGeogh, who has responsibility for the Local Problem Solving teams.

Both John and Bryanare based at Giffnock Police Station.


East Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire Area Command provides policing services to a population of around 94760, covering an area of 67 square miles.  East Renfrewshire encompasses contrasting communities, from densely populated areas such as Barrhead, to the rural villages of Eaglesham and Uplawmoor. 

Your Priorities

  1. Homes being broken into 
  2. Antisocial behaviour and disorder 
  3. Violent crime 
  4. Drug dealing and misuse 
  5. Child abuse including child sexual exploitation

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