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ACC Johnson

Assistant Chief Constable – Local Policing West

Assistant Chief Constable Steve Johnson is the executive lead for Local Policing West.
ACC Johnson’s portfolio consists of the following business areas:

  • Greater Glasgow (G), Ayrshire (U), Lanarkshire (Q), Argyll and West Dunbartonshire (L), Renfrewshire and Inverclyde (K), Dumfries and Galloway (V) divisions
  • Violence
  • Stop and search

ACC Johnson started his career in the Royal Navy’s Fleet Air Arm before joining West Midlands Police in 1995. He also served with Cumbria Constabulary.

He joined Police Scotland in 2016 as ACC for Organised Crime and Counter Terrorism with oversight of Specialist Crime Support and Intelligence Support.

He was seconded to the SPA in 2019 to lead its Strategic Coordination Unit before he was appointed into his current role in late 2019.



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