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Festive policing operation launched

Police and partners in Aberdeenshire launched the highly successful ‘Safer Streets’ festive policing campaign in Inverurie today (Wednesday).

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Drivers charged during festive patrols

Ten people were charged with alleged drink-driving offences at the weekend across the North East during high-visibility patrols on Scotland's roads to deter and tackle festive drink-driving.

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Police are urging residents to be aware of the warning signs that such activity may be happening in their neighbourhood and report any concerns.

Police target 'cuckooing' drug dealers in North East

Police in the North east have been cracking down on 'cuckooing' drug dealers who target members of the community by taking over their homes to store or deal drugs.

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Officers in the North East are recording significant reductions and increased detection rates

Incidents down and detection rates up as officers continue to tackle crime in the NE

Officers in the North East are recording significant reductions and increased detection rates in tackling the crimes that affect our communities most, in particular acquisitive crime and overall violent crime, which includes serious and common assault.
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Police seize £6,000 of cocaine in Banchory

Police seize £6,000 of cocaine in Banchory

Class A drugs with a ‘street’ value of around £6,000 have been seized in the Banchory area during an intelligence-led operation.

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Theft in Kincardine O’Neil

Theft in Kincardine O’Neil

Officers in Aberdeenshire are appealing for information following a theft from a vehicle in Kincardine O’Neil.

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Yvonne Hill maybe travelling in the Aberdeenshire area.

Appeal to trace missing person

Officers in the Highlands are appealing to the public for assistance to help trace Yvonne Hill, 31, who has been reported missing from the Fort William area.

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Nine charged with alleged drink driving offences

Nine people were charged with alleged drink driving offences at the weekend as further high visibility Road Policing patrols continued to take place across the North East.

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No-one should be bought or sold, says justice minister Michael Matheson.

Human trafficking is closer to home than you think

Their stories begin with hope and trust. Their stories begin with believing people who said they could help them find their way to a better life.

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Seven men and four women have been reported to the Procurator Fiscal in their respective areas.

Eleven charged with alleged drink driving offences over weekend

Eleven people have been charged with alleged drink driving offences during high visibility Road Policing patrols across the North East at the weekend.

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Crimestoppers wants people to speak up about hate crime.

Scots urged to report hate crime

Crimestoppers is urging people to report incidents of hate crime across Scotland.

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IAM RoadSmart recommends  a drink-drive rehabilitation course should be made compulsory for those convicted of drink-driving, as opposed to it being voluntary.

Road safety charity call to reduce deaths caused by drink-driving

The UK’s biggest road safety charity is calling for a compulsory rehabilitation course as well as visible policing and a cut to the drink-drive limit to reduce the number of deaths on the roads.

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The branding, which carries both Police Scotland and Poileas Alba, will be introduced on the services website and intranet

Police Scotland rolls out dual English-Gaelic Logo

Police Scotland has today (Tuesday, September 19) introduced its dual language logo featuring both English and Gaelic.

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Police Scotland are appealing for people to double check their security arrangements

Police warning after opportunistic thefts

Police Scotland are appealing for people to double check their security arrangements following a weekend where a number of opportunist thefts occurred across Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire

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Jamie was reported missing on September 12.

Police seek to trace missing man

Police Scotland is seeking the assistance of the media and the public in trying to trace a 31 years-old man missing from Kilmarnock.

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Operation Hellfire was instigated by the Organised Crime and Counter Terrorism Unit (OCCTU)

Two men sentenced following recovery of cocaine worth £1.3 million in Aberdeen

Two brothers have been sentenced for their role in the supply of cocaine in Aberdeen with a combined estimated value of almost £1.3 million.

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Police are appealing for information.

Businesses urged to be alert to 'Ringing the Changes' type scams

Officers in the North East have urged businesses to be wary following a recent report of an apparent attempted 'ringing the changes' type scam.

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Dog owners across Scotland could face criminal charges if their dog attacks an assistance dog. Pic: Phil Wilkinson/TSPL.

Scots warned to keep their dogs on a tight leash

Dog owners across Scotland could face criminal charges if their dog attacks an assistance dog.

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Police issue advice to Aberdeen fans ahead of match

Police in Edinburgh are providing travel and safety advice to all fans attending the Hearts vs Aberdeen match this weekend.

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Key statistics from Crimestoppers show 575 criminals were arrested and charged.

Record number of Scots reporting crimes

Over the last 12 months independent charity Crimestoppers has received a record number of reports from the Scottish public – as people speak up to help make streets and communities safer.

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