Chief Superintendent Scott Green joined South Yorkshire Police in 1995, starting his career as a Police Constable in Sheffield.
He was promoted to Sergeant in 2001 and in 2003 became Assistant staff officer to the Chief Constable. As an Inspector, he served as the Safer Neighbourhood Area Inspector for the Woodseats area of Sheffield and in CID as a Detective Inspector, again in Sheffield.
As a Chief Inspector, he served as the Director of investigations in the Professional Standards Department and as a uniform Chief Inspector in Barnsley, where he was responsible for Neighbourhood Policing. In March 2012, he became the Head of the Business Change Directorate and had responsibility for the force Diamond programme in response to austerity.
In May 2014, he returned to Sheffield, initially as the Operations, Partnerships and Support Superintendent for the City, and later the East Sector Commander. In February 2016 transferred to become the Superintendent (Operations) for Rotherham.
In January 2017, he was promoted to Chief Superintendent and appointed as the Commander of Barnsley.
He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Chemical Process Engineering and Fuel Technology from the University of Sheffield and a Masters Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of Leicester. His Masters dissertation studied the impact on police training of the Sir William Macpherson Report into the death of Stephen Lawrence.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Management Institution, a Fellow of the RSA, a Trustee of Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice and a Trustee of Sheffield Futures – a charity which supports young people and adults to achieve their full potential in learning, employment and life to achieve a better future.
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