Commander Scott Veach has served with the Chandler Police Department since August 1995. As an officer, he worked in the Field Operations Division as a patrol officer, field training officer (FTO), and traffic officer. During his tenure as an officer, Commander Veach was also assigned to the Community Services Section as a school resource officer (SRO), and later as a recruit training officer (RTO) at the Arizona Law Enforcement Academy.
In 2006 Commander Veach was promoted to sergeant and returned to Field Operations as a patrol sergeant. Two years moved to the Main Station Precinct as an Administrative Sergeant. While there, Commander Veach supervised the Civilian Teleserve Unit and Patrol Detention Officer Unit.
Commander Veach was promoted to lieutenant in November 2010. As a lieutenant, he was assigned to Field Operations as a Patrol Watch Commander with auxiliary responsibilities as the Bike Team supervisor. During this time, Commander Veach represented the Department as Special Events Coordinator.
In 2013 Commander Veach moved to the Criminal Investigations Bureau and supervised the Property Crimes Unit, Auto Theft Unit, Narcotics Unit, Criminal Apprehension Unit, and the Financial Crimes Unit. In October 2014 Commander Veach was assigned to the Traffic Unit and supervised the motor officers and DUI Squad.
During his time in the Traffic Unit, Commander Veach spent a second tour as Special Events Coordinator and was instrumental in the creation of the Vehicular Crimes Unit.
In 2018 Commander Veach returned to Field Operations as Patrol Watch Commander. He was promoted to Commander on June 7th, 2020. Commander Veach ran the Chandler Heights Precinct for 2 years and in February 2022 he was transferred to the Criminal Investigations Bureau where he supervises all of the detective units for the department.
Commander Veach is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Police Staff and Command. He also holds a Bachelor of Science from Arizona State University. Commander Veach has experience in many areas of the police department and has served on a variety of committees and boards within the organization.