Sergeant Peter Macrae

Sergeant Peter Macrae of the Marine Division, City of Glasgow Police, was called to a house in the Drumchapel area of the City regarding a shooting incident where a man had already been injured.

On his arrival at the house he was confronted by the gunman brandishing a shotgun.  Sergeant Macrae grappled with the gunman and the shotgun was discharged harmlessly into the ceiling.   Sergeant Macrae was then successful in disarming and arresting the gunman.

He was awarded the British Empire Medal for Meritorious Service for the courage and gallantry he displayed during the arrest.   He was also awarded the Glasgow Corporation Bravery Medal.