Deputy Chief Constable visits Dumfries

The new deputy chief constable of the Scottish Police force paid a visit to Dumfries today.

Rose Fitzpatrick will be in charge of local policing when the single force for Scotland comes into effect on April the 1st.

She met officers and members of the public on a tour of the town centre and other areas in Dumfries.

Police Scotland will replace Dumfries and Galloway and the seven other police force areas in Scotland.