Chief Inspector David Happs, Local Area Commander

After talking to local residents, you’ve told us that your greatest concerns are antisocial behaviour involving youth disorder, housebreaking and other thefts and the worry of becoming the victim of assault and vother violent crime.

In our plans below you can see how we are tackling these issues.


Our team covers, Muirhouse, Salvesen, Pilton, Granton, Royston, Wardie, Trinity and the development area around Granton Harbour

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

Policing Team

Inspector Jonny Elliott is the local Community Inspector. The Forth Ward officers and Northwest Community Policing Team covering this area are based at Drylaw Police Station.

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

Drylaw Mains Police Station

701 Ferry Road, Edinburgh, EH4 2TY