Community Policing Inspector Stewart McColm
Inspector Stewart McColm is the Community Inspector for Galloway Area Command. He is responsible for the community teams in Wigtownshire and the Stewartry.
After talking to local residents, you've told us what your main concerns are and these have been outlined under the Local Policing Plan.
This ward covers Troqueer, Cargenbridge, Beeswing, Caulkerbush, Kirkbean, Carsethorn, New Abbey, and Islesteps, delivering services of community and response policing (by the Nithsdale Community Policing Team based at Dumfries).
This ward covers Kirkgunzeon, Dalbeattie, Kippford, Colvend, Rockcliffe and Sandyhills, ,, delivering services of community and response policing (by the Stewartry Community Policing Team).
We are acting on priorities to influence policing activity in your area. The Dumfries and Galloway Local Policing Priorities 2017-2020 are;
1. Tackling Anti-social Behaviour
2. Protecting vulnerable people at risk of harm
3. Homes being broken into.
4. Drug dealing and substance misuse
5. Violent Crime
For more information see the Dumfries and Galloway Local Policing Plan.
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Abbey ward is serviced by the Community Policing Teams in Stewartry and Dumfries.
Your Stewartry Community Policing Team is led by Sergeant Colin Scott based at Castle Douglas Police Station. Constables John Brown, Alison Blacklock, Chloe Ellis and Thomas Dingwall are the dedicated area community officers.
The team also includes Secondary School Campus Officer Constable Nicola McFadzean who covers all 4 secondary schools in the Stewartry area.
Further support is provided by Constable William Dodds, the Galloway Anti-social Behaviour Officer based at Newton Stewart.
There is also a wider Operational Policing team to respond to immediate emergencies and ongoing incidents throughout the area.
How to Contact Us
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Our Twitter and Facebook sites are not for reporting crime and they are not monitored 24/7.
In an emergency always dial 999.
For non-urgent crime, you can contact your local police office by telephoning 101.
Please note that our Community Team email address is not for reporting crime or ongoing incidents. These should be reported by calling 101 (non-emergency) or 999 (emergency).
Email accounts are also not monitored 24/7.
Your Police Station
Dalbeattie Police Station
Dumfries (Loreborn Street) Police Station