East Scotland

Welcome to your local Neighbourhood policing team page for East Scotland. Here you will find out about up and coming events, meet your local officers and keep in touch with them via social media.

If you need to report a crime, please call us on 0800 40 50 40 or Text 61016.

Regional leadership

 Supt David Marshall  

Superintendent David Marshall


The neighbourhood team cover the railway infrastructure in the following localities; City of Edinburgh, East Lothian, Midlothian, West Lothian and Scottish Borders with oversight of Central Scotland, Fife and Tayside. If you have any community concerns, issues or ideas you wish to discuss please use the  'Contact us' section.

Our priorities

•   Reduce alcohol related antisocial behaviour

•   Reduce trespassing on railway network

•   Protect vulnerable people and safeguarding

Across these priorities, East sector BTP are committed to working in collaboration with stakeholders, partner agencies and communities with the aim of deterring crime and aiding early intervention. Opportunities to shape local priorities will be available in future PACT meetings (see upcoming events for details).

Upcoming Events

Please email neighbourhood officers or follow us on twitter to review planned events. If you would like to invite us along to an event, please email the community team.

Social Media

Keep up to date with all the latest news in your area and get to know your local officers through our East Scotland Twitter account. You can view the latest news and events from our Twitter account below.


Contact us

Email: eastscotland.npt@btp.pnn.police.uk

Please note that this email inbox is not monitored 24/7 and should not be used to report crimes. If you need to report a crime, please call us on 0800 40 50 40, Text 61016 or visit our Report a Crime online page. In an emergency please dial 999.

Address: 3-5 Torphichen Place, Edinburgh EH3 8 DY


Contact Us

To report a crime or incident, call

0800 40 50 40

or text 61016

In an emergency call 999

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