Assistant Chief Constable Recruitment


Police Scotland



The Scottish Police Authority is looking for outstanding leaders to join the Police Scotland executive team. 

With recorded crime in Scotland at a 41-year low, Police Scotland continues to focus on being an ever more efficient, resilient and forward-thinking organisation. One that is equipped to deal with future challenges, deliver innovative solutions tailored to the circumstances of the country’s diverse communities, and is transformational in its approach to promoting public confidence and trust in the services it provides.   

As a role model for the values of Police Scotland you will contribute to our continuing programme of transformation, demonstrating exemplary leadership in our multi-agency partnerships and through our ongoing journey of change.  

The ACC for Local Policing will have responsibility for the delivery of local policing priorities, contributing to the delivery of all Scotland’s National Outcomes, in particular enabling all people in Scotland to live lives that are safe from crime, disorder and danger. 

The ACC for Organised Crime, Counter Terrorism and Safer Communities will have portfolio responsibility for the delivery of Police Scotland’s response to those areas. 

These posts will be demanding and high profile, supporting the Chief Constable to work with the public, private and voluntary sectors across Scotland, the UK and internationally to deliver positive outcomes for the people of Scotland, while ensuring the service can meet the complex challenges of the 21st Century. 

For further information please see below or contact Inspector Angela McHendry at Police Officer Recruitment on 01355 566 359 or by email: 

Closing date for applications was Monday 11 April 2016 at 1630 hours.

How to apply:  
ACC Local Policing Application Form
ACC Local Policing Information Pack

ACC OCCT and Safer Communities Application form
ACC OCCT and Safer Communities Information Pack

Equality and Diversities Form
ACC Medical History