Assistant Chief Constable Gillian MacDonald of Police Scotland, who has been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal.
By Democrat reporter
Assistant Chief Constable Gillian MacDonald, who led on Major Crime and Public Protection, and Detective Chief Superintendent Gerry McLean, who was head of Organised Crime and Counter-Terrorism at Police Scotland, have been awarded the Queen’s Police Medal (QPM).
Police Sergeant Robert Fowler, who served as a Counter Terrorism Strategy Liaison Officer within Highland and Islands Division, has received an MBE for services to Law and Order.
Police Inspector Graham Miller has been awarded the British Empire Medal (BEM) for services to Law and Order. Inspector Miller was based within Public Order team at Jackton and specialised in Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear aspect of the team’s work.
Chief Constable Iain Livingstone QPM said: “The four officers are very deserving recipients of these honours, having made significant contributions to policing throughout their careers.
“I have no doubt everyone in the organisation will join with me in extending our sincere congratulations to them.”
ACC MacDonald is due to retire from Police Scotland in early 2020. DCS McLean is now Head of Investigations for Scotland and Northern Ireland for the National Crime Agency.
Sgt Fowler retired in February 2019 and Insp Miller retired in August 2019.