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DCC Taylor QPM

Deputy Chief Constable - People and Professionalism

Deputy Chief Constable Fiona Taylor QPM has executive responsibility for People and Professionalism, which includes the following areas of business:

  • People and Development
  • Professionalism and Assurance
  • Legal Services
  • Corporate Communications

DCC Taylor began her career as an officer with Lincolnshire Police and has also served in Lothian and Borders Police, Strathclyde Police and the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS).

Prior to leaving the MPS, she was Temporary Assistant Commissioner for Professionalism with strategic oversight and leadership of the Directorate of Professional Standards, Met Training, the Serious Crime Review Group and Operational Support Services.

DCC Taylor joined Police Scotland in 2018 and was initially appointed Deputy Chief Constable – Local Policing before taking on her current portfolio. She was awarded the QPM in June 2021. 


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