Area Commander

Chief Inspector David Happs is the Area Commander for the north west and is responsible for response policing, performance management and the daily management of personnel.

North West Area Command

This area stretches from the historic villages of Cramond and South Queensferry in the more rural west side running eastwards to the areas of Corstorphine, Stockbridge and Trinity.

Housing throughout is a mix of social and privately owned properties.

The area boasts Scotland's busiest airport, two busy shopping centres, the Gyle and Craigleith Retail Park, and also the world renowned Murrayfield Stadium where the national rugby team plays.


Your Priorities

The Northwest Locality Improvement Plan (LIP) which highlights the local community safety concerns and priorities.
Police Scotland, The City of Edinburgh Council, NHS Lothian, Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Edinburgh College, the voluntary sector and other partner agencies work together across Northwest locality to deliver this plan. 
The plan can be accessed via The City of Edinburgh Council website or following this link Locality Improvement Plans

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