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Retired Superintendent Martin Gallagher held a variety of roles during his career including operational patrol, both as a Constable and Sergeant; Detective roles (DC and DS) including drugs interdiction, intelligence; national resilience work, including crisis events, the London Olympics and COP26; Divisional level Co-ordination and Partnership engagement; Executive level research, support and advice on strategic issues.
Martin completed a successful posting as Local Area Commander, leading a team of 200 staff in Scotland’s largest town, Paisley. From this role he progressed to become Deputy and then Business Lead for Mobile Working as a member of the Digitally Enabled Policing Programme. Martin completed a secondment to Glasgow to assist with logistics and staff matters in respect of the Covid-19 response.
Martin was a football match and event commander in addition to being a Post Incident Manager. In addition, Martin deployed out with the UK to South East Asia in a command mentorship role. Martin concluded his service as a Superintendent with the Criminal Justice Services Division, leading over 350 staff.
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