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ACC Speirs

Assistant Chief Constable Professionalism and Assurance

Assistant Chief Constable Alan Speirs is the executive lead for Professionalism and Assurance.

ACC Speirs’ portfolio consists of the following business areas:

  • Professional Standards
  • Governance
  • Audit, Risk and Assurance
  • Information Management
  • Data (including GDPR)
  • Firearms Licensing

In addition, ACC Speirs is Police Scotland’s Senior Information Risk Officer (SIRO) with responsibility for the management and acceptance of information risk.

ACC Speirs was appointed to his current portfolio in 2017 and prior to this he performed command roles within Local Policing (Renfrewshire and Inverclyde), C3 and Professional Standards.

With responsibility for Governance, ACC Speirs also maintains strategic oversight of the delivery of legal requirements associated with matters such as Public Inquiries; overseeing the implementation of organisational learning and continuous improvement.


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