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    Policing 2026

    Police Scotland's plan to transform the police service over the next 10 years.

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    Air Weapon Surrender Scheme

    From 31st December 2016, it will be an offence to use, possess, purchase or acquire an air weapon in Scotland without a license.

    Air Weapons Surrender Scheme

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    Missing Persons

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      Alan Galbraith

      Appeal for Alan Galbraith (58) who was last seen at 2am on Sunday 5th February in Kilmarnock.

    • George Stevenson 90

      George Stevenson

      Appeal for George Stevenson (70) from Falkirk and last seen in the High Station Road area around 11pm on Friday 10th February.

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



    • 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.

    Join the conversation

    We are reaching out to the public and partners to have the chance to inform and influence our final strategy. Find out how you can be part of the conversation.

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

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