Area Commander

T/Chief Inspector Lindsay Tulloch is the Area Commander for Shetland and is based at Lerwick Police Station. His responsibilities include performance management, response policing, community engagement, partnership working and the daily management of personnel.

Shetland Island Area Command

Shetland is situated at the crossroads of Scotland and Scandinavia. Its economy is a combination of a prosperous oil industry, tourism and agriculture. The spectacular scenery, cultural importance and abundant wildlife draw tourists during the summer months and the "Up Helly Aa" festival is a popular winter attraction. 

The remote and expansive geographical setting, weather and transport infrastructure present unique policing challenges in Shetland but resilient policing and strong partnership working ensure it remains one of Scotland's safest communities. The main police station is located in Lerwick.

On Shetland's mainland there are single-officer stations at Dunrossness and Scalloway as well as a section station at Brae. The islands of Yell, Whalsay and Unst are all served by their own single-officer stations.

Your Priorities

  1. Protecting People
  2. Reducing Antisocial Behaviour
  3. Reducing Violence
  4. Tackling Substance Misuse
  5. Making our Roads Safer
  6. Tackling Serious and Organised Crime

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