Fifers urged to help shape policing for the next 10 years

People in Fife are being invited to share their views on the future of policing.
People in Fife are being invited to share their views on the future of policing.
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Following the launch of the draft Policing 2026 Strategy, people in Fife are being asked to give their views on how the police should deliver their services over the next 10 years and beyond.

The consultation is running for 10 weeks and involves a different theme each week to ensure the police are capturing views from as many people as they can.

Chief Inspector Kevin Woods, who is leading on the strategy consultation for Fife Division, said: “The focus this week is on how we develop and deliver our local policing services – so the views of everyone across Fife are really important.We need to ensure that the needs and requirements of local people are understood and reflected in the planning and delivery of policing at a local and national level.

“It has been really encouraging so far to see the interest that has been shown in our consultation by people from across Fife. However, we want to get the views and opinions of as many people as possible. All of the local areas in Fife will be undertaking activity this week to encourage people to provide their views.

“We have created leaflets explaining more about this consultation. These are available at police stations and are being distributed to other public places. I’d encourage you to read these and play your part in helping to shape policing in the future.”

You can take part by completing the online questionnaire at onsult.scotland.police.uk/consultation/2026

The consultation period will be open until May 8.