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    Missing Persons

    • Craig Reid 90

      Craig Reid

      On Monday 18 April, Police Scotland were made aware that Craig Reid (25) was lost overboard a fishing boat which was operating 20 miles north west of Kirkwall.

    If you have concerns for the safety and welfare of a person and their whereabouts is unknown, visit our Missing Persons page

    Campaigns

    • Local Policing Consultation

      Police Scotland's Public Consultation campaign launched on 7 April. The consultation process is moving online to a digital format and consultation will be open all year.

    • Air Weapon and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015

      The Air Weapon and Licensing (Scotland) Act 2015 comes into effect on 1 July 2016. The new law will require any person who possesses, purchases, uses, or acquires an air weapon to have a certificate to legally hold them.

    Recruitment

    • Recruitment Campaign January 2015

      Police Officer Recruitment

      The recruiting lines for police officer are now open. If you are interested in applying all the information you need is on our recruitment pages.

    • Selection process for Special Constables

      We are now accepting applications for Special Constables. Find out more about each stage of the Special Constable selection process here.

    Keep Safe

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    Get help and advice with securing your home, personal safety, rural crime and more.


    • Sexual Crime

      Our priority is you. You will always be treated with respect and dignity during any contact with the police.

    • Doorstep Crime

      Bogus callers take advantage of the most vulnerable in our communities.  Don't be a victim.

    About Us

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      Service Overview

      Find out about our executive team - here you can find out who they are and what they do.

    • Service Fees and Charges

      How do I apply for a firearms licence? What are the charging rates for policing services? Find out here.

    Freedom of Information

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      Access to Information

      How you can make requests for information and the types of information which may be exempt from disclosure.

    • Freedom of Information

      As of 1 January 2005, you have the right to make a request for information.

    • Data Protection

      The Data Protection Act 1998 covers the whole of the United Kingdom find out how it works.

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