Area Commander Chief Inspector Kenny Simpson is the Area Commander and is based at Dalkeith Police Station. He is responsible for performance management, community engagement, partnership working and the daily management of local personnel. He is also responsible for delivering the outcomes of the Local Police Plan. Midlothian Area Command The Midlothian Command Area serves approximately 80,000 people over 137 square miles reaching from the Pentland Hills Regional Park to the small village of Fala. The policing headquarters are based in Dalkeith. Midlothian is a county steeped in history with its diverse historical buildings and picturesque mining villages. Its key location continues to attract new residential and commercial developments. Your Priorities Tackling Substance Misuse Protecting People Reducing Violence Making our Roads Safer Reducing Antisocial Behaviour Tackling Serious and Organised Crime Reducing Housebreaking Midlothian Local Policing Plan 2017-2020 (PDF) Midlothian Equality Impact Assessment (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.