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Operation to raise awareness of doorstep crime

An operation to raise awareness of doorstep crime will be taking place across the North East this week.

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Police appeal after fire at farm building

Police Scotland is appealing for information following a fire discovered at a derelict farm building at the junction between the B979 Newmachar to Kingseat and the A947 Whiterashes to Newmachar roads.

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Dr Natalie Coull, lecturer in Ethical Hacking at Abertay University. Pic: Alan Richardson.

Cyber attack on the NHS explained by expert

The malware, or malicious software, attack on global computer systems, most notably the NHS here in the Uk, has been making headlines since its discovery on Friday, May 12.

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The community disclosure scheme enables the public to formally request information on persons involved in their family life

Sex Offender Notification Scheme goes online

Police Scotland has introduced an online application under the existing Sex Offender Community Disclosure Scheme to improve awareness and accessibility of the disclosure process.

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The campaign will include looking out for early morning motorists that may still under the influence from the night before.

Police Scotland launch Drink/Drug Driving Campaign

Police Scotland has launched a week-long drink/drug drive campaign to coincide with the time of year when statistics show Scotland’s road users are at their highest risk of being killed or seriously injured because the driver was under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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Andrew Waddell is known to have links to the Aberdeenshire area

Police release images of Fife man

Police Scotland has today re-issued images of a man that officers wish to trace as a matter of urgency in relation to a number of incidents that occurred in Fife between 2014 and 2016.

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Reduction in violence over public holiday

Reduction in violence over public holiday

Police officers in the North East have welcomed the general good behaviour of individuals enjoying the public holiday May weekend.

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Warning as scammers divert calls and texts to empty bank accounts

Warning as scammers divert calls and texts to empty bank accounts

Bank customers are being warned of a new scam which is seeing fraudsters stealing large sums of money from victim’s bank accounts.

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Police were alerted to the theft of two quad bikes from a garage in the Boddam area of Peterhead at around 3.30am this morning.

Police warning after spate of crime across the area

Officers are urging the public to ensure their home and vehicle security is a priority this weekend following a spate of acquisitive crime across the North East overnight (Thursday, April 27).

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Last year the holiday weekend saw a notable spike in violent crimes across North East Division

Crackdown on violent crime over May Day weekend

Offenders have been warned there will be no place to hide this May Day weekend as officers carry out a targeted crackdown on violent crime.

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A 19-year-old man and 47-year-old woman were expected to appear at Aberdeen Sherriff Court today (Friday).

Two charged following drugs recovery

A 19-year-old man and 47-year-old woman were expected to appear at Aberdeen Sherriff Court today (Friday April 21, 2017) following the recovery of Cannabis with a street value of £2,900 along with a personal quantity of Cocaine at a property in Ellon yesterday (Thursday, April 20).

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Cabinet Secretary for Justice Michael Matheson.

New curbs against drug-driving

Drug-driving limits and roadside testing will be introduced in Scotland, the Cabinet Secretary for Justice Michael Matheson has announced.

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Chiefs plea...Mr Gormley wants members of the public to share their views on the 2026 Police Scotland strategy. You can complete the survey by visiting the website www.scotland.police.uk/about-us/policing-2026/ by May  8.

Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley’s 2026 vision

I meet the chief constable of Police Scotland as he is preparing to head to London for a colleague’s funeral.

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Getting the basics right...is a top priority for Scottish Police Authority chairman Andrew Flanagan.

SPA chairman Andrew Flanagan discusses Policing 2026

Criminals are becoming ever more sophisticated and Police Scotland needs to rise to meet that challenge.

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Conversation and consultation...is vital to ensuring the success of the 2026 vision, according to Deputy Chief Constable Rose Fitzpatrick.

DCC Rose Fitzpatrick on Police Scotland’s 2026 vision

As policing beats go, they don’t get much more interesting than the whole of Scotland.

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Scottish Police Authority chairman Andrew Flanagan with Police Scotland Chief Constable Phil Gormley at the 2026 strategy launch.

Police Scotland 2026: ten year strategy consultation

The public is being asked for its views on the ten year strategy for Police Scotland. Julie Currie finds out more about the force’s vision for 2026.

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Emerging threats in intellectual property crime

Emerging threats in intellectual property crime

Experts from across Europe are meeting at the Scottish Police College to discuss the emerging threats in intellectual property crime particularly the illegal use of Internet protocol television (IPTV).

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Appeal for information after assault in Newburgh

Police Scotland is appealing for information after a 16-year-old boy was assaulted in the Newburgh area.

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New Royal Mail initiative to protect against scam mail

New Royal Mail initiative to protect against scam mail

Royal Mail has launched another major new initiative to protect consumers from scam mail. Since November, Royal Mail has successfully stopped more than 700,000 scam items from reaching its customers.

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Householders are being warned to be on their guard against cold callers.

Warning to be on guard against doorstep crime

Householders are being warned to be on their guard against doorstep crime in a campaign being run by Aberdeenshire Trading Standards and Police Scotland.

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