Scott Duval joined South Australia Police in 1982 and has experience as a general duties patrol officer and a Detective with Criminal Investigation Branch and specialist crime experience. In 2004 Scott was promoted to Inspector and his first posting was Officer in Change Adelaide CIB, followed then as the Officer in Charge Paedophile Task Force. In successive officer promotions Scott has been the Officer in Charge Licensing Enforcement Branch, Drug Investigation Branch, Media and Marketing Section, Executive Support Section and Regional Operations Service.
In 2017 Scott was promoted to Assistant Commissioner and has held the portfolios of Security and Emergency Management Service, Crime Service, Operations Support Service and since September 2020 has the portfolio for policing of the metropolitan area of Adelaide through Metropolitan Operations Service.
Scott is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and in 2015 was awarded the Australian Police Medal. He has also participated in the Pearls in Policing Program an international executive policing collaboration between Australia, Europe, United States of America and South East Asia,
Scott is married with 2 children and one grandchild. He has a strong interest in travel with his wife and family and is a keen golfer.