Community Safety


Community Safety:

Community Safety is very important aspect for any neighbourhood. If you have any concerns about safety in the Granton and District area, please make the Community Council aware. You can hear about monthly crime update coming to our meetings.  Two police officers regularly attends to our meeting. You can discuss or raise any issue such as antisocial behaviour involving youth disorder, housebreaking and other thefts and the worry of becoming the victim of assault  violent crime etc.  Granton and District Community Council fall under North West Edinburgh policing team within Forth neighbourhood partnership. Please see the community policing plan update 2015: Our Focus : Our Priorities . Please see regular crime update from the police  on our meeting minutes.

North West Edinburgh policing team

Area commander: Chief Inspector Jimmy Jones
Jimmy is the Area Commander for the North area and is responsible for response policing, performance management and the daily management of personnel.
North West team officers: Inspector Stephen Sutherland, PS Claire Masterton

Our Local Police Station
Drylaw Mains Police Station, 701 Ferry Road, Edinburgh, EH4 2TY

How to contact police ?
In an emergency always dial 999.
For non-urgent crime, you can contact your local police office by telephoning 101.

Follow Your Community Officer on twitter: @EdinPolNW

Reporting hate crime: 
To report a hate crime online: click here or find a list of third party reporting centre in Edinburgh, you can report hate crime without visiting to police station

Home and personal property safety : find out more
Personal Safety: Find out more
How to stay safe online (Internet abuse, child safety etc) : Find more information 
Facebook notes: Please find important notes from the police on facebook

Neighbourhood Watch Scotland : See more information