ACC - Local Policing East and Criminal Justice

Assistant Chief Constable Local Policing East And Criminal Justice


Assistant Chief Constable Kenny MacDonald

ACC Kenny MacDonald is responsible for local policing in the east of Scotland and for Criminal Justice.

Before being appointed to this role in May 2019, ACC MacDonald Chief was deputy Senior Responsible Officer for the Digitally Enabled Policing Programme, a key component of the ten-year strategy for policing 'Serving a Changing Scotland', since August 2018. 

Between 2016 and 2018 he was Divisional Commander for Edinburgh, where he gained substantial experience commanding significant events including the Hogmanay Street Party, the Edinburgh Festival and the visit of the President of the United States. 

In 2015 he was promoted to temporary Chief Superintendent as Divisional Commander for Lanarkshire Division, having been posted to support superintendent in Edinburgh just after the inception of Police Scotland in 2013. 

ACC MacDonald joined Strathclyde Police in 1994 and was initially based in the Clydebank area and held various uniformed roles up to superintendent across the service