Area Commander Chief Inspector Alun Williams is the Area Commander for West Lothian and is responsible for response policing, performance management and the daily management of personnel. He is based at the Civic Centre in Livingston. West Lothian Area Command West Lothian has the youngest and fastest growing population in Scotland. It is home to approximately 172,990 people and covers 165 square miles, reaching from Broxburn in the east to Blackridge in the west. The Command Area covers a large part of the central belt of Scotland, which is an attractive base for a range of industries and businesses due to its location and excellent transport links. West Lothian has a unique set of policing challenges with its industry and retail sectors and its diverse mix of urban, rural and isolated towns and villages. The division enjoys close links with a number of partner agencies, particularly West Lothian Council. Your Priorities Protecting People Reducing Antisocial Behaviour Reducing Violence Tackling Substance Misuse Road Safety Tackling Serious and Organised Crime Tackling Acquisitive Crime West Lothian Local Police Plan Foreword (PDF) EqHRIA Summary of Results for LPPs (PDF) West Lothian Local Policing Plan 2017-2020 (PDF) West Lothian Equality Impact Assessment (PDF) PDF files on this page require a PDF reader, such as the free Adobe Acrobat Reader (download). If you would like this information in an alternative format or language - please phone us on 101 to discuss your needs.