#AceScotsmanReport Phil Gormley has taken over from Sir Stephen House, who stood down as chief constable at the end of November after three years in the job.
Mr Gormley was previously the deputy director of the National Crime Agency.
He has also served as the chief constable of Norfolk Police.
And he was responsible for the merger of Special Branch and the Anti-Terrorist Branch to form the Counter-Terrorism Unit ..
Police Scotland: New chief constable Phil Gormley sworn inThe new head of Police Scotland is formally sworn in during a ceremony at the force’s headquarters.