Discussions have sped up recently, President of Association of Scottish Police Superintendents says.
Aspiring chief officers in Scotland could be trained separately from those in the rest of the UK, it has emerged.
Growing differences between policing in the country and England and Wales have led to high-level talks over future development of senior ranked officers.
Police Scotland, the Scottish Police Authority, Scottish Government and others are deliberating over whether to continue to use existing College of Policing training for chief officers, the culimation of which is the Strategic Command Course (SCC) at Bramshill.
Currently, all personnel in the UK and Northern Ireland wishing to progress into the Association of Chief Police Officer ranks must have completed this course.
But Chief Superintendent Niven Rennie, President of the Association of Scottish Police Superintendents (ASPS), told PoliceOracle.com: “To a certain extent policing (in Scotland) has become...
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