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    Festive Safety

    Information and advice for staying safe Online, Shopping, Partying and at Home this Festive Period.

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    Right to Ask

    The Domestic Abuse Disclosure Scheme is now available in Scotland.

    Right to Ask

    Postcode Search


    Missing Persons

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      William Rattray

      Appeal for information to help trace William Rattray (77) who was last seen at 7.40pm on Tuesday 24 November in Bridge of Earn.

    • Peter Brown

      Peter Brown

      Police in Edinburgh are appealing for information to help trace an 18-year-old man reported missing from the West Port area.

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


    • Festive Safety 2015

      Information on Police Scotland's annual Festive Safety Campaign which a focuses on a issues which could affect people in Scotland over the coming winter months.

    • Hate Crime 2015

      Police Scotland has launched its Hate Crime Campaign to inspire victims to come forward and encourage Scotland to stand up to hate crime.

    • We Can Stop It

      Police Scotland launched it's 'We Can Stop It' Rape Campaign on Wednesday 8th July to raise public awareness of what rape is and what consent really means.


    • 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.

    • Selection process for Police officers

      Our selection processes identify the very best applicants.  Find out more about each stage of the Police Officer 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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