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Police Scotland’s four new Deputy Chief Constables

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The four Deputy Chief Constables for Police Scotland, the new service which will take on Scotland-wide responsibilities from 1 April next year, have been announced by the Scottish Police Authority. Three of the four have...

Police to send Christmas cards to offenders

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Lothian and Borders Police are sending Christmas card reminders to members of the public who are the subject of an outstanding warrant.Officers in the North of Edinburgh have been targeting any individuals who are...

Eight accused of disabled parking badge frauds

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Eight people have been charged as part of a joint initiative to tackle the fraudulent use of disabled parking badges in Edinburgh.Lothian and Borders Police and The City of Edinburgh Council Fraud Prevention Officers...

Men arrested following drugs raids

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Six people have been charged with various alleged drugs offences following a series of raids carried out by Lothian and Borders Police this morning. Over £820 worth of diazepam, £120 herbal cannabis and cannabis resin,...

Police and Council warn over bogus callers

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 Householders are being given handy tips to be alert to rogue traders offering winter home improvement services in the capital. This warning comes as a new campaign, organised by the City of Edinburgh Council and...

Shipshape Leith!

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ALL ABOARD FOR LEITH CLEAN UP A unique community project to improve the appearance of streets in Leith starts today. Shipshape Leith is a three week initiative which has been organised by The City of Edinburgh...

Police looking for witnesses to indecent exposure

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses following an indecent exposure in Midlothian.The incident happened sometime between 6.20pm and 7pm yesterday in Penicuik.A 17-year-old girl alighted a bus from Edinburgh and was walking...

Cyclists asked to light up at Streets Ahead roadshows

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More than half of Edinburgh's cycle casualties in November, December and January happen during the hours of darkness. Meanwhile, almost 50% of serious injuries sustained by cyclists in the Capital between 2006 and 2010 were...

Rings stolen in theft from Western General Hospital

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses following a theft within the Western General Hospital.The incident happened around 3.15pm on Tuesday 23 October 2012 when a 33-year-old woman was within one of the bathrooms...

Police warn about mobile phone theft

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Police in Edinburgh are urging the public to take steps to secure their mobile phone against thieves.Officers working on Operation Arable, an ongoing initiative aimed at tackling street robberies in the Capital, are asking...

Hit and run on Kirk Brae

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for information following a hit and run accident on Kirk Brae, Edinburgh in the early hours of this morning. A 21-year-old man is currently in the city's Western General...

Body found on East Lothian beach

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for information to identify a man who was found dead on a beach in East Lothian earlier today.The body of a man, believed to be middle-aged, was found...

Police require help in search for missing woman

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Lothian and Borders Police is appealing for information to trace a 77-year-old woman who is missing from her home at Beech Road, Boghall, Bathgate. Irene McCawley was last seen by her husband around 9am on Wednesday...

Bogus Caller warning in Newhaven

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Police are warning residents in the north of Edinburgh to be on their guard against bogus callers operating in the area.The advice follows an incident that happened around 1.30pm yesterday at a property in...

TERLive! #askLBP with Superintendent Bryan Rodgers

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Superintendent Bryan Rodgers is in charge of policing in the south and east of the city.He is based at Craigmillar Police Station and covers the Superintendent role for the South and East of the...

Assault on woman in city centre

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was assaulted in the Capital over the weekend.The 23-year-old had been out with friends in Fredrick Street on Saturday evening and was walking...

Drugs raids in the Capital

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Police in Edinburgh have seized close to £100,000 worth of drugs following enquiries carried out in relation to drug-related offences in the Capital. A total of five men have been arrested and charged in connection...

TERLive! #askLBP with Superintendent David Carradice and Chief Inspector Murray Dykes

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Chief Inspector Murray Dykes who is based at Corstorphine Police Station and Superintendent David Carradice (shown in our main photo with Edinburgh Council Vice-Convener, Jim Orr) of Lothian and Borders Police will be joining...

Man dies after collision in Nicolson Square

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Lothian and Borders Police can confirm that a 19-year-old man who was injured during a road collision on Saturday 29 September 2012 has died.Akim Merchant from California, USA, was involved in a collision with...

Serious assault in George Street

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses following a serious assault in Edinburgh's city centre over the weekend.The incident happened yesterday around 3am on Sunday 7 October on George Street.A 25-year-old man had...

Woman hit by stolen bike in Livingston

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Police in West Lothian are appealing for information after a stolen motorcycle was involved in a collision with a woman on a path in Livingston on Wednesday 3 October. The bike was stolen from the...

Girl escapes attack by jumping into the canal

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses after a teenage schoolgirl was the victim of a sexually motivated assaulted in Ratho yesterday afternoon.The 15-year-old got off the number 12 bus at the bridge...

Police launch Edinburgh cycle safety campaign

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Lothian and Borders Police are launching an autumn and winter campaign to promote cycle safety in the South of Edinburgh.The initiative, which starts tomorrow 2 October 2012, will see officers engage with motorists and...

Images released in connection with George Street Jewellery Theft

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Lothian and Borders Police are issuing a fresh appeal for information following a high-value jewellery theft in Edinburgh's city centre. A man in his twenties walked into the Lime Blue jewellery store on George Street...

Woman attacked in New Town

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for information after a woman was grabbed by an unknown man in Edinburgh in the early hours of this morning. The incident happened at around 12.45am on Cumberland Street.A...

Two children injured in separate traffic incidents

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Two children have been hurt in two separate incidents on different sides of the city today. In the first, Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for information after a child was injured, having been clipped...

Jewellery theft on George Street

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses after a number of diamond rings were stolen from a jewellery shop on George Street yesterday afternoonThe incident happened at around 1.10pm on Thursday at the...

Appeal for witnesses to Road Rage incident

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Lothian and Borders Police are appealing for witnesses following a road rage incident in Edinburgh.A 24-year-old man was driving his black Audi A5 on Maybury Road at around 5.30pm yesterday when a white Mitsubishi...

£30,000 Cannabis cultivation seized in Leith this weekend

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 Police in Edinburgh have seized cannabis worth an estimated £30,000 following a raid on a flat in the Leith area of the Capital.Approximately 100 plants were discovered in the raid on the property in...

Lothian and Borders Police engage with teenagers

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Lothian and Borders Police are holding a weeklong series of engagement events to find out what teenagers want from the police.Around 100 teenagers from a wide range of backgrounds are taking part in the...

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