Divisional Commander Chief Superintendent Thom McLoughlin is the Divisional Commander for Forth Valley. Forth Valley Division The Forth Valley Division serves around 294,430 people over an area of 984 square miles, stretching from the mountain tops of Loch Lomond to Blackness in the East. The Division has three area command areas aligned with the 3 local councils – Falkirk, Stirlingshire and Clackmannanshire. Each local authority has a dedicated Area Commander who has responsibility for all day-to-day policing in the area and is served by a number of community policing teams. 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.