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Community safety and crime prevention

Includes personal and home safety, terrorism and weather emergencies like flooding.

  1. Emergency planning

    Find out how to be prepared for and respond to emergencies like flooding and severe winter weather.

  2. Home safety and repairs

    Information about home maintenance, repairs and safety.

  3. Organising an event: letting the police know

    Information on telling Police Scotland about an event you’re organising.

  4. Personal safety and protection from crime

    Police Scotland give information on personal safety and protection from crime. Includes doorstep crime, online dating and substance misuse.

  5. Sex Offender Community Disclosure Scheme

    Check the background of someone involved with a child to see if they have a record of sexual offences.

  6. Staying safe online

    Information about staying safe online, including: social media, apps, online fraud, cyber bullying, deleting your browser history and reporting online crime to the police.

  7. Terrorism and national emergencies

    How to report suspected terrorism and information about planning for national emergencies.

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