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    • Message from Assistant Chief Constable Ruaraidh Nicolson

      A statement from Assistant Chief Constable Ruaraidh Nicolson, Head of Organised Crime and Counter Terrorism, Police Scotland, on the increased terror threat level within the UK.

    • Missing Person, Dundee

      Police are keen to trace Shannon Traynor (13) currently missing from her home in Dundee. She was last seen about 8.45pm on 28th August in the area of Strathmartine Road in the company of a friend.

    • Police continue appeal to trace missing person Pradip Gurung 

      Police Scotland are continuing with their appeal to trace missing 21 year-old Nepalese man Pradip Gurung (known as Bire) last seen in the Halkirk area on Saturday 23 August 2014.

    • Trace Relatives - William McLelland, Glasgow

      Police Scotland is appealing for the assistance of the media and the public in an effort to trace the relatives of 65 year-old William McLelland, who died at his home in Pollokshaws on 20 August 2014.

    • Missing Person - Ardrossan

      Police Scotland officers at Saltcoats Police Office are continuing enquiries and seeking the assistance of the media and the public in an effort to trace a missing man from Ardrossan.

    • Serious road incident in Beith

      Officers are continuing enquiries and appealing for witnesses after an 18 year-old woman was struck by a car in Beith.


    • Beat Doorstep Crime

      Find out more about doorstep crime by downloading our Beat Doorstep Crime campaign material - if in doubt, keep them out

    • We Can Stop It

      Sex without consent is rape. The simple message from Police Scotland and partners as a nationwide campaign launches

    • Stay Safe Online

      Police Scotland's Stay Safe Online campaign for children and teens


    • 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.

    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.

    Keep Safe

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    Get help and advice with anti-social behaviour , knife crime , domestic abuse , gangs and more.

    • Gangs - Advice for parents

      Has your child's group become a gang?  Find this and other information about gangs in our Keep Safe section.

    • Doorstep Crime

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

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