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    Domestic Abuse

    Click here to access our Keep Safe pages on domestic abuse

    Domestic Abuse 2017

    Hannah's Story

    Read the tragic story of Hannah Dorans, as told by her parents following the conviction of her killer


    Mounted Unit: Training Day

    Join us down on the farm to see how we train the noble steeds of the Mounted Unit for crowd control operations

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    Rural Crime Q&A

    We sit down with DI Alan Dron of the Rural Crime Team to find out about countryside crime fighting

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    Postcode Search


    Missing Persons

    • Liam-Smith-90

      Liam Smith

      Liam was last seen at around 12pm on Saturday 17th November 2018 in the Queens Road area of Aberdeen

    • Shaun Ritchie

      Shaun Ritchie

      Shaun Ritchie was reported missing on Sunday 2 November 2014 after last being seen in the Strichen area on Friday 31 October 2014.

    • Alan-Jeffrey-90

      Alan Jeffrey

      Alan Jeffrey, who is from Wishaw, was last seen on Sunday 10 June in Tenerife, Spain

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


    • Firearms Surrender

      From Monday 18 June until Sunday 1 July, people in possession of firearms and ammunition, for which they do not hold a valid certificate, will be able to surrender these to police


    • 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.

    Policing 2026


    About the strategy

    Policing 2026 is a long-term strategy to transform how we deliver policing in Scotland. Read more about our journey as we build a flexible and sustainable policing service.

    Keep Safe

    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 General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018 cover the whole of the United Kingdom.

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