Community Policing Inspector Claire Walker

Inspector Claire Walker is the Community Inspector for Dumfriesshire Area Command. She is responsible for the community teams in Dumfries, Nithsdale and Annandale and Eskdale. 

After talking to local residents, you've told us what your main concerns are and these have been outlined under Your Priorities for each ward Area.


This ward covers Caerlaverock, Bankend, Glencaple, Kingholm Quay, Dumfries Town Centre, as well as the Georgetown, Calside, Larchfield, Crichton, and Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary areas of Dumfries, delivering services of community and response policing

Your Priorities

We are acting on priorities to influence policing activity in your area. For more information see the Multi Member  Ward Plan.

Policing Team

Your community Policing Team is led by Sergeant Graeme Stitt and Sergeant Michael McCaughey covering Nithsdale. Constable Richard Davidson, Constable Jennifer Wilson, Constable Kerry Bowie, Constable Christopher Trosh, Constable Jaclyn Irving, and Constable Kennedy Anderson are dedicated area community officers. 

The team also includes Town Centre Officers in the form of Constable Alistair Hope, Constable Scott Lockhart, and Constable David Steele, as well as Secondary School Campus Officers Constable Hayley McKerlie, and Constable Sandy Currie. 

Further support is provided by Constable Alison Jeffers and Constable Julie Brown who are dedicated to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. As well as Constable Ian Pagan of the Anti Social Behaviour Team. 

There is also a wider Operational Policing team to respond to immediate emergencies and ongoing incidents throughout the area.

How to Contact Us

Our 'Contact Us' emails are not monitored 24/7.

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

Dumfries (Loreborn Street) Police Station

Loreburn Street, Dumfries, DG1 1HP