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Deputy Chief Constable – Local Policing

Deputy Chief Constable Jane Connors LVO QPM has executive responsibility for Local Policing, which includes the following areas of business:

  • Local Policing East 
  • Local Policing North 
  • Local Policing West 
  • Operational Support.​

DCC Connors has more than 30 years’ service from across Police Scotland and the Metropolitan Police and has a wealth of experience in all areas of policing. She is passionate about public service.

Having joined the Metropolitan Police Service in 1993, DCC Connors worked across different communities and departments including the head of both Taskforce and Public Order Planning commands making her one of the most experienced Public Order Cadre officers nationally, successfully delivering a significant number of complex and challenging events. DCC Connors initially co-ordinated and led the Metropolitan Police response to Violence against Women & Girls (VAWG) – an area which she now leads for Police Scotland.

DCC Connors joined the Police Service of Scotland in 2023, initially with executive responsibility for Crime and Operational Support which includes Major Crime, Public Protection, Local Crime, Organised Crime, Counter Terrorism, Intelligence and Operational Support.

In March 2024, DCC Connors took on the role of DCC Designate, changing portfolios to become the Police Scotland Lead for Local Policing which includes responsibility for Criminal Justice and C3. DCC Connors is also the organisational lead for change.

DCC Connors is proud and delighted to serve the communities of Scotland and to be a leader within Police Scotland.


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