Area Commander

CI Stephen Stiff is the Area Commander and is responsible for the daily management of local personnel, performance management, community engagement and partnership working within Dumfriesshire in order to ensure that key performance indicators and outcomes within the Local Police Plan are delivered.  Irvine is based at Loreburn Street Police Office, Dumfries.  He is supported in delivering policing services by a number of CID and community safety staff based within his area.


Dumfriesshire

Dumfries and Galloway covers some 2,649 square miles in the south-west of Scotland, an area of outstanding natural beauty in a mainly rural environment.

While Galloway in the west has the larger land area, Dumfries has the greater population and proportionally more of our staff, the Annandale and Eskdale area is a rural area which includes the main towns of Moffat, Lockerbie, Langholm, Annan and Gretna all of which have police stations.  In addition there are many smaller villages.

Being the most eastern area of the Division, it provides vital transport links to central Scotland, northern England and Ireland via the A75 euro route.

The biggest town is Annan with an estimated a population of 8,430 people.

Dumfries and Galloway covers some 2,649 square miles in the south-west of Scotland, an area of outstanding natural beauty in a mainly rural environment.

The Nithsdale area covers the main towns in Dumfries, Sanquhar, Thornhill and Locharbriggs, in addition to many smaller villages, this wide-ranging area stretches from Beeswing in the west, to Kirkconnel in the north and to Southerness in the south.  This local area is home to Police Headquarters, along with Loreburn Street Police Station, Sanquhar Police Station and Thornhill Police Station.

The biggest town is Dumfries with an estimated population of 31,630 by the National Records of Scotland.

 


Your Priorities

We are acting on priorities to influence policing activity in your area. For more information see the Multi Member Ward plans in your local pages.

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