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Dumfries Control room closes

The Dumfries control room at the Police Headquarters has closed. All emergency and non-emergency calls will now be taken from a control room in Glasgow.

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Dumfries Control room closes

The control room at Dumfries has closed Credit: ITV Border

The Dumfries control room at the Police Headquarters has closed this morning.

All emergency and non-emergency calls will now be taken from a control room in Glasgow. Police Scotland say it is part of their re-structuring process, but the decision has been met with public outcry. Around eleven thousand people signed a petition condemning the closure.

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