Security Scotland’s football Operations Teams were delighted to be invited to take part in Police Scotland’s Event Command Course at Fir Park, Motherwell the other day.

The course was attended by 24 Senior Officers and is designed to provide Event Commanders with the skills & knowledge to effectively plan, manage & develop contingencies for a range of events.

Chief Superintendent Mark Hargreaves delivered an excellent session on the “Role of the Match Commander” with inputs from Police Scotland’s Football Co-ordination Unit and the Football Banning Order Team.

Managing Director James Glackin commented “to be invited along to such a high profile training session and get a real insight into how one of our strategic event partners operates was fantastic for our team as we continue forging relationships in the football & event world.

Motherwell FC Safety Officer, Alan Marshall also delivered a very detailed presentation on the “Role of the Safety Officer”.