Area Commander The Local Area Commander is Chief Inspector Iain MacLelland. North Highland Thurso, Wick, Dornoch and Tain are the most populated centres in the area, situated on the main arterial route of the A9. To the west of Thurso is Scrabster, which is a large fishing and ferry port on the North Coast. It also provides the main access to and from Orkney by ferry as well as attracting increased cruise ship visits throughout the year. The two main Sutherland fishing ports are Kinlochbervie and Lochinver. Your Priorities Protecting People Reducing Antisocial Behaviour Reducing Violence Tackling Substance Misuse Making our Roads Safer Tackling Serious Organised Crime Highland Local Policing Plan 2017-2020 (PDF) Highland EIA Plan 2014 (PDF) Highlands EIA Plan (PDF) PDF files on this page require a PDF reader, such as the free Adobe Acrobat Reader (download). If you would like this information in an alternative format or language - please phone us on 101 to discuss your needs.