Inspector Alan Carson

After talking to local residents, you’ve told us that your greatest concerns are anti-social behaviour, housbreaking and theft, drugs, assault and violent crime.

In our plans below you can see how we are tackling these issues.


Our team covers the area including Portobello, Joppa, Brunstane, Newcraighall, Bingham, Niddrie and Craigmillar.

Your Priorities

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

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Policing Team

Inspector Alan Carson, PS Gordon Duff

How to Contact Us

Our 'Contact Us' emails are not monitored 24/7.

Our Twitter and Facebook sites are not for reporting crime and they are not monitored 24/7.

In an emergency always dial 999.

For non-urgent crime, you can contact your local police office by telephoning 101.


Your Police Station

Craigmillar Police Station

116 Duddingston Road West, Edinburgh, EH16 4UY

Portobello Police Station

118 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh, EH15 1AL