Steven joined Lothian and Borders police in 1997. He has served both as a sergeant and inspector in response and community policing in West Lothian. Steven has also worked as a sergeant in probationer training at the Scottish Police College. He has also worked within the Divisional Coordination Unit within J Division responsible for training, operational planning and licensing across the Division.
Steven was also seconded to the Police Powers Unit within the Scottish Government to work on the implementation of the Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016.
Steven is an inspector in Police Scotland, and was seconded as a support inspector to the HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) in April 2018.