There were 6,942 recorded assaults on Police officers and staff in Scotland over this last year.
Detective Chief Inspector Donald Macdonald, of Police Scotland’s Public Protection Unit has thanked the victims of an Orkney man who has been sentenced to 10 years for serious sexual abuse offences .
“We’ve been clear that we won’t use public finance to pay serious and organised criminals intent on disrupting public services and extorting public funds”
Every Health Board in Scotland has recorded positive test results for Covid today, 8th of January. Orkney’s cumulative total now stands at 42.
“Today, I have authorised the doubling of our operational presence in the Border areas of Scotland.”
A 57-year-old man has been arrested and charged in connection with this recovery. He is due at Kirkwall Sheriff Court at a later date.A full report will be sent to the Procurator Fiscal.
Wednesday morning saw the Police meeting the ferry in Stromness.
“We know that illegal activity places further stress on legitimate operators – especially where services are being pushed through social media and other channels.”
Police Scotland wish to know your views about policing – both for locally where you live and for the nation as a whole.
Keeping Orkney Safe for all was the message at CommuniTea Orkney, a public event where the charity CrimeStoppers and the youth organisation Fearless explained what their role was in reporting crime.