Your Local Police
You may be surprised to learn that Portobello Police Station covers the Craigentinny and Duddingston ward, while it is Craigmillar Police Station that covers Portobello and Craigmillar.
The Community Beat officers work alongside other officers to form the Safer Neighbourhood Team (SNT) for the area.
Constables Graham Piears and Scott McLennan are currently the two local officers covering the Portobello High Street and Joppa area.
PC Verity Ferry is based at Portobello Police Station and is the Schools Link Officer, responsilbe for Portobello High School as well as Leith Academy.
Verity has spent most of her service working in the Portobello and Craigmillar area.