Community Policing Inspector Gordon McKnight

Inspector Gordon McKnight is the Community Inspector for Dumfriesshire Area Command. He 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.

North West Dumfries

This ward covers Newbridge, Lochside, Lincluden, Nithside, Summerhill, Summerville, Lochfield, Laurieknowe and Maxwelltown areas 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 Stuart Burns and Sergeant Graeme Stitt covering Nithsdale. Constable Andrew Davis, Constable Calum Duignan, Constable Kerry Bowie, Constable Christopher Trosh, Constable Elaine Kirkpatrick, and Constable Kennedy Anderson are dedicated area community officers.

The team also includes Town Centre Officers in the form of Constable Alistair Hope, Constable Dale McEwan, and Constable David Steele, as well as Secondary School Campus Officers Constable Jim Porteous, and Constable Stephen Easthill.

Further support is provided by Constable Alison Jeffers and Constable Julie Brown who are dedicated to Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary and the Crichton Campus. 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