Personal safety and protection from crime

Last updated: 1 August 2019

Visit the Police Scotland website for information on personal safety and protection from crime.

You'll find information on:

  • safety while traveling
  • safety on a night out
  • substance misuse (for example, drugs and solvent abuse)
  • identity theft, fraud and scams
  • doorstep crime and bogus callers
  • online security
  • social media and online dating
  • safety if you're a visitor to Scotland
  • student safety