Inspector Brian Burns

After talking to local residents, you’ve told us of your concerns about inconsiderate behaviour of drivers in both built up areas and open roads; drug misuse and drug dealing; noise and rowdiness within residential areas; and violent crime associated with the night economy. In our plans below, you can see how we are tackling these issues.

Galashiels and District

Our team covers the main town of Galashiels and includes the villages of Stow, Fountainhall and Heriot.

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

Sgt Duncan Marker, PC Jamie Entwistle, PC James Harrison, PC Alastair Macrae, PC Gavin Warnock (School links officer)

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

Galashiels Police Station

Bridge Street, Galashiels, TD1 1SP