Photo Gallery of Police Scotland at TRNSMT Festival

Over the weekend of 7th-9th July, Police Scotland attended the first ever TRNSMT Festival at Glasgow Green with a number of units deployed to ensure the safety of over 100,000 music lovers.

Armed Policing, the Mounted Unit, the Dog Unit, the Marine Unit, the Stop Unit...just a few of the Police Scotland departments in attendance. 

Thankfully, the vast majority of festival goers were well behaved, with only 10 arrests over the weekend which saw headline sets from Radiohead, Kasabian and Biffy Clyro. 


Our officers provided support to the public at the festival to ensure they were kept safe and well informed. Many even got involved in a selfie or two! 

Mounted Unit

PC Jill Rumsey with police horse 'Cathcart' who received a lot of attention from passers by on Greendyke Street, just outside Glasgow Green.   


Following recent terror incidents in Manchester and London, security was heightened to ensure bags were thoroughly searched.

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Officers keeping people safe by the main stage during Rag 'n' Bone Man.


Officers from the Stop Unit ensured that drugs were seized, with a number of arrests for drug supply with the intent to sell.

Armed Policing

Armed Police stationed at Saltmarket at the front of the Glasgow Green entrance on the West of the park. 

The success of the festival was recognised by Chief Inspector Simon Jeacocke who said,

"The TRSNMT festival was a great event and from the 100,000 people who attended there were only 10 arrests for minor offences. It was clear that everyone was determined to have a good time and the sun even came out on Saturday which made for a real carnival atmosphere.

"I would like to thank those who attended for their support and co-operation over the weekend, particularly whilst dealing with the increased security entering the venue. I hope everyone who attended had a wonderful time."

You can learn more on our Festival Safety page about how we're keeping people safe at festivals this summer.

Watch our Flipagram of TRNSMT below!