Six teams of horses and officers from Police Scotland's Mounted Division have been patrolling Dumfries to support local officers.
It is their first visit to the town since the amalgamation of all Scottish forces on 1st April.
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A 34-year-old man has been jailed for 16 months, for possessing the most serious class of child porn - with some victims aged two-years-old.
A family from Dumfries say their lives have been turned upside down due to a number of failings made by staff in Ward 7 at DGRI.
Sunshine and showers on Saturday, occasionally heavy with thunder. Better day Sunday