Inspector Andy Johnson

After talking to local residents, you’ve told us that your greatest concerns are anti-social behaviour, housbreaking and theft, drugs, assault and violent crime. In our plans below you can see how we are tackling these issues.


Our team covers the areas of Portobello, Joppa, Brunstane, Newcraighall, Bingham, Niddrie and Craigmillar.

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

Inspector Colin Fordyce and Sergeant Gordon Duff lead the local community policing team.

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

Craigmillar Police Station

116 Duddingston Road West, Edinburgh, EH16 4UY

Portobello Police Station

118 Portobello High Street, Edinburgh, EH15 1AL