Take Five to Stop Fraud

The Take Five to Stop Fraud is a Police Scotland campaign which encourages members of the public and businesses to follow straightforward and impartial advice – Stop, Challenge and Protect – aimed at reducing the chances of becoming a victim of financial fraud. This includes online fraud, email deception as well as phone-based and social…Continue readingTake Five to Stop Fraud

Police Scotland Survey re Public Confidence since Lockdown

Police Scotland are undertaking a survey (link below) in tracking public confidence levels and experience of their approach to policing since the COVID 19 lockdown. The survey will also capture people’s feeling of safety and any concerns they may have which Police Scotland can address operationally and through their information campaigns. It will be a…Continue readingPolice Scotland Survey re Public Confidence since Lockdown

Warning Regarding Telephone Scams

Following an incident in Dunbar whereby a lady has been scammed out of a five figure sum, Police are reminding people to be extra vigilant when they receive unexpected telephone calls, particularly from people claiming to be from their bank. Never assume a phone call is authentic just because someone knows your basic details for…Continue readingWarning Regarding Telephone Scams

New East Lothian Policing Plan Public Consultation

The new East Lothian policing plan starting April 2020 (3 year plan) is in the process of being developed. Chief Inspector Neil Mitchell, Local Area Commander will be engaging with as many people who live and work in East Lothian as he can, but is looking for assistance with this. Please complete the short survey…Continue readingNew East Lothian Policing Plan Public Consultation

Strategic Police Policies Consultation

The Scottish Government has launched its formal consultation on draft Strategic Police Priorities. The press release and documents can be found at the attached links; http://news.scotland.gov.uk/News/Future-policing- 25a9.aspx http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Justice/policies/policefire-rescue/police-scotland/StrategicPolicePriorities The consultation is open until 16 August 2016Continue readingStrategic Police Policies Consultation


On 7th April 2016, Police Scotland launched their redesigned online public survey. The survey will allow communities to tell the police what’s important to them – and to do so at a time which is convenient to anyone taking part as its open all year round, around the clock. The survey will take around 15…Continue readingPOLICE SCOTLAND ONLINE PUBLIC SURVEY