Policing 2026 Strategy is open for consultation

Policing 2026 Strategy is open for consultation and Police Scotland are encouraging as many people as possible to take part before the consultation closes on 8th May 2017

The ‘Policing 2026’ strategy outlines how Police Scotland aim to address new and changing policing demands and work more effectively with partners and the public to deliver better outcomes for individuals and communities ….and we want you to have your say

You can take part here:


and read the draft strategy here:


Please promote the consultation to allow as many as possible to take part

  • add an article to the news section of your intranet or newsletter,
  • circulate on your social media platforms using #Policing2026 or
  • forward the link to the consultation to your staff or service user email contacts.

Demands on policing are increasingly focused towards addressing vulnerability and the consequences of inequalities. Scotland’s communities continue to diversify and grow, and the needs of people in society are changing. We expect people will live longer and the average age of the population will rise. Mental health issues will be more common, as will isolation through living alone particularly for elderly women and young men. Policing must evolve and we must continue to design our services around citizen and community needs with a focus on prevention and protection in the public, private and virtual space.

The strategy is currently in draft form.  We are seeking your views and input to help inform and shape the final strategy prior to publication before the summer.