Brian McInulty was appointed as Lead Inspector in October 2019. Brian has a strong background in policing, having joined Strathclyde Police in 1989. He has served in a variety of operational roles across Lanarkshire, Glasgow and East Dunbartonshire. As an instructor at The Scottish Police College, he delivered training to new recruits and to newly promoted Sergeants and Inspectors. Brian led on the delivery of public order training to the Malawi Police Service in the lead up to the 2014 Malawian Elections. Later in 2014, on promotion to Chief Superintendent he became Head of Criminal Justice Division for Police Scotland. In this role Brian strengthened partnerships across the Criminal Justice arena and led on the introduction of improved procedures to allow officers more time on patrol. In 2016 he was appointed as Divisional Commander for Greater Glasgow Division, the largest policing Division in the UK. In this role Brian introduced a new policing model, strengthening local partnerships through the creation of Local Problem Solving Teams across the Greater Glasgow area. An experienced Firearms, Public Order and Event Commander, Brian has led a significant number of major events, parades, demonstrations, investigations and critical incidents across Scotland. These have included the Clutha Tragedy, the Commonwealth Games Athletics and Closing Ceremony and regular high profile football matches in Glasgow and in Edinburgh.
Brian was awarded the Queens Police Medal (QPM) in the 2019 Queens Birthday Honours.