Media enquiries to Police Scotland

Members of the public should call 101 to contact Police Scotland; in an emergency always call 999.

Members of the media who wish to contact Police Scotland with an enquiry should direct calls to one of the following numbers during office hours.

Local Policing

Local Policing Communications teams are responsible for managing media enquiries relating to operational issues across all 13 geographical divisions in Police Scotland.

North East

Aberdeen: 01224 306 431

Highlands and Islands

Inverness: 01463 720 396


Dundee: 01382 596 731


Edinburgh: 0131 311 3423


Glasgow: 01786 895 980

Dumfries And Galloway

Dumfries: 01387 242 253


The corporate media team is responsible for matters relating to policy, strategy, national divisions and the Police Scotland command team and their national portfolios.

Telephone: 01786  896720

Out of hours contact from the media will be handled initially by control rooms. On-call communications officers are available through control rooms for dealing with urgent and critical issues.