Deputy Chief Constable


ACC GrahamDeputy Chief Constable Malcolm Graham

Deputy Chief Constable Malcolm Graham led the Partnership, Prevention and Community Wellbeing portfolio, with responsibility for developing new approaches to working with other Scottish public services to achieve better outcomes for communities.

Before that, Mr Graham held responsibility for Strategy and Innovation and led the development of Police Scotland’s 10 year strategy, Serving a Changing Scotland. This included unprecedented, nationwide public consultation and Mr Graham has been responsible for driving operational delivery and change over the last three years. In 2013 Mr Graham was promoted to ACC for Major Crime and Public Protection, having been divisional commander for the City of Edinburgh.

He led the highest profile serious crime investigations and oversaw significant changes and improvements to policing approaches in key areas such as sexual crime and historic child abuse investigations. Previously an officer of Lothian and Borders Police, Mr Graham was Head of the Criminal Investigation Department, tackling serious and organised crime, major crime investigation, counter terrorism and intelligence having joined in 1995.

As of May 2019, he became Deputy Chief Constable responsible for the Crime and Operations portfolio.