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South Ayrshire police new area commander

On Monday the 10th of June 2019 Chief Inspector Brian Anderson was appointed as the new Area Commander for South Ayrshire Police.

He replaces Chief Inspector Derek Frew who was recently promoted to a new post in Glasgow.


Chief Inspector Brian Anderson joined the police service in 1996 and has 23 years of experience.


Prior to transferring to South Ayrshire Brian worked at the control room in Glasgow with responsibility for the control rooms across the west of Scotland. Brian has previously worked in Ayrshire as a Constable, Sergeant and most recently as a Response Inspector in North Ayrshire in 2016.

Chief Inspector Anderson said

“I am delighted to return to Ayrshire and take up the role as Area Commander for South Ayrshire.”


“I know the area well and I look forward to building on the many positive relationships with partners and local communities in the area”.


“I would like to thank Derek Frew for all he has done for South Ayrshire and wish him well in his new role”.


“Ayrshire is without doubt a great place to live, work and visit and I look forward to leading the dedicated team of officers and staff across South Ayrshire”.


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