A CRACKDOWN on thieves has seen more than a dozen people arrested for stealing valuable metal and wiring, including manhole covers and roof copper.
A POLICE crackdown on serial bike thieves has seen eight alleged "hardcore offenders" caught by officers and charged with stealing £70,000 worth of cycles in the Capital.
More top stories
NEARLY 50 officers with Lothian and Borders Police have classified themselves as lesbian, gay or bisexual in a force survey.
RACIALLY motivated crimes in Lothian and Borders fell by six per cent last year against the three-year average, new figures have revealed.
FIRMS bidding for contracts with the city council and NHS Lothians are set to be vetted by police to root out companies linked with organised crime.
A POLICE officer has been cleared over a Hogmanay hit-and-run accident which killed a father-of-three.
THE number of crimes recorded in Lothian and Borders has fallen by more than seven per cent during the last year, with around 5000 fewer offences being reported.
CHIEF Constable David Strang has praised a departing assistant chief constable who is set to leave Lothian and Borders Police for another force.
AN assistant chief constable with Lothian and Borders Police is set to leave the force to take up a new job as deputy chief constable at Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary.
ROGUE scrap metal dealers in the Lothians are being targeted by police.
THOUSANDS of pounds worth of damage has been caused to Lothian police vehicles because of crashes in station car parks.
POLICE in the Lothians have started recording a new category of hate crime - against pensioners.
THE number of stop and searches carried out by police in Edinburgh and the Lothians has more than trebled in three years.
DETECTIVES have smashed ten organised crime gangs operating across Edinburgh and the Lothians, it was revealed today.
POLICE are meeting targets to submit at least four out of five reports to the procurator fiscal within 28 days.
EXPERTS in business resilience and national security were set to meet in Edinburgh today to discuss how to keep the city safe from attack.
The case for a single police force in Scotland has been "strengthened" by a report into potential reform, the Justice Secretary has said.
POLICE caught 19 drivers using a mobile phone behind the wheel in Edinburgh in just eight hours during a crackdown on motorists flouting the law.
POLICE were left under siege after a gang of youths tried to petrol bomb a station and attacked patrol vehicles with stones.
A TRANSEXUAL who said she was bullied out of her police job has lost her claim for sex discrimination.