Chief Superintendent Malcolm Finlayson and Detective Sergeant Ian Smith

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                

MALCOLM FINLAYSON WAS BORN IN GLASGOW ON 25 JANUARY, 1911, AND JOINED THE CITY OF GLASGOW POLICE ON  6 AUGUST, 1932.

 HE   WAS   POSTED   TO  “B”  (WESTERN)   DIVISION   AND   LATER   TRANSFERRED  TO HEADQUARTERS  (FIREARMS AND PAY SECTION). 

Chief Superintendent Malcolm Finlayson

HE  WAS PROMOTED TO  SERGEANT (1943), INSPECTOR (1948)  AND CHIEF INSPECTOR IN 1957.

 IN 1963 HE SERVED AS SUPERINTENDENT IN “D” (SOUTHERN)  AND “A” (CENTRAL)  DIVISIONS.  

ON  24 SEPTEMBER 1969, HE WAS PROMOTED TO CHIEF SUPERINTENDENT IN CHARGE OF “F” (MARYHILL) DIVISION.    

HE RETIRED ON 3 JANUARY 1971.  

 

 

 

 

 

IAN SMITH WAS BORN IN CAMBUSLANG ON 25 APRIL 1925.   HE SERVED IN THE ROYAL AIR FORCE FOR SIX YEARS AND JOINED THE CITY OF GLASGOW POLICE IN 1951. HE WAS   POSTED  TO  “C”  (EASTERN)  DIVISION.   HE  WAS  APPOINTED  DETECTIVE CONSTABLE IN 1960  AND  IN  1966  HE  WAS  PROMOTED  TO  DETECTIVE  SERGEANT  IN  THE FLYING SQUAD.

Detective Sergeant Ian Smith   

IN 1971 HE WAS PROMOTED TO DETECTIVE INSPECTOR IN “E” (NORTHERN) DIVISION, AND IN 1976, HE WAS PROMOTED TO DETECTIVE CHIEF INSPECTOR IN “K” DIVISION, OF STRATHCLYDE   POLICE.   

IN  1979,  HE WAS PROMOTED TO  DET. SUPERINTENDENT  IN  “F”  DIVISION AND RETIRED FROM THERE ON 18 NOVEMBER 1984.