East Kilbride, Cambuslang and Rutherglen
East Kilbride, Cambuslang and Rutherglen is one of four area commands in Lanarkshire division.
The priorities for your area are decided by data from our strategic assessment which details threats and risks, and also from feedback from local authorities, partners, and residents in the Your Police survey.
- Counter terrorism
- Serious and organised crime & drugs
- Serious violent crime and public protection
- Road safety
- Public confidence & local engagement
- Crimes of theft and dishonesty
- Anti-social behaviour and hate crime.
You can read more information about how these priorities are decided and how officers work with the local council and partners to improve your community and address these issues in the Lanarkshire Local Policing Plan.
Area Commander and localities
Temporary Chief Inspector Stephen McGovern is the local area commander in charge of the response officers, community officers, and officers from the criminal investigation department working in the individual localities. They all respond to calls in the area and deal with local issues. The area command is made up of local wards which are:
- East Kilbride Central North
- East Kilbride Central South
- East Kilbride West
- East Kilbride South
- East Kilbride East
- Rutherglen Central and North
- Rutherglen South
- Cambuslang East
- Cambuslang West.
You can follow your local teams on the South Lanarkshire Twitter page where we post about how we are policing your community.
Please note our social media channels are not monitored 24/7, and are not for reporting crime.
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