Maintaining sovereignty and territorial integrity and then providing protection to citizens are two of the fundamental goals of the modern states. For keeping its populace safe and secure internally, modern governments have commissioned various institutions. The institution of police is one of them and in fact, a government can only protect its citizens through effective policing.
Police service of Scotland or Police Scotland is the police force of Scotland which is formed in 2013 by merger of eight regional policing bodies. In fact, it is the second largest police force of the UK. Police Scotland is responsible for maintaining law and order in its area of responsibility and the force is inspected by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland.
In addition to its law and order and protection services, the force has enabled its citizens to connect with them via their official website. If any of the Brits have any query or want to file a complaint against any issue then he/she can readily do it via any of the following means.
- Via Phone
- Via Contact Form
- Via Post
- Via Visiting the Police Station
How to Lodge a Complaint to Police Scotland
You can complain via any of the above means but registering the complaint via phone is the most convenient as it is an instant means of registering a complaint. For lodging, a complaint via phone, visit their website, and at the bottom of the homepage, you will find the ‘contact us’ tab. Click this tab and you will be redirected to another webpage, where you will find their phone numbers – one for emergencies and other for non-emergencies. Now pick up your phone and dial your desired phone number for initiating the complaint process.
Besides reaching them out by phone, you can also file your complaint via any of the following methods.
Via Contact Form
In case, you don’t want to submit your complaint by phone then you can alternatively lodge your complain via the Contact Form available on their website. You will find the contact form on the contact page. For initiating a complaint process via contact form, fill in the form with relevant details and then submit it. And soon they will contact you via your given contact information.
Still, if you want to register your complain via post then you can also write to them. Their postal address is available on the contact page of their website. For your convenience, the postal address is following.
PO BOX 2460, Dalmarnock
Glasgow, G40 9BA
Via Visiting the Police Station
Finally, you can register your complaint by physically visiting any of your nearest police stations and having a direct conversation with the police station’s staff. You can locate your nearest police stations and their opening times through their official website.
Police Scotland is the second-largest police force in the UK while it is the largest police force area-wise. Like every other governmental body, Police Scotland is dedicated to serve its citizens. The force is also eager to listen out their citizens via the multiple communication channels provided via its website.