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Chief Superintendent awarded
MAN Detective Chief Superintendent Tom McCulloch of Dumfries
and Galloway Police on Thursday was awarded The Queen's Police
Medal by The Queen at Buckingham Palace.
to recognise a career of distinguished police service, the
QPM also reflects Mr McCulloch's role as a senior investigating
officer for the Lockerbie Inquiry, his responsibility for
the arrest and charge of the accused and his over-all management
of the policing of the site at Kamp Van Zeist in The Netherlands.
serving as a police cadet for two years, Tom McCulloch joined
the Dumfries and Galloway Force as a constable in 1971.
was appointed to what was then CID in 1971 and later served
in a number of operational and specialist posts.
Chief Superintendent McCulloch was appointed senior investigating
officer for the Lockerbie Inquiry in 1998, in which he had
been involved since 1988.