The crime rate maybe virtually zero but that doesn't make the police force redundant - especially when one smelly culprit has made a bid for freedom.
It's now become such an issue that the Isles of Scilly Police are lending a hand to a somewhat pungent appeal to track down a missing albino skunk.
All-white Milli disappeared while being taken for a walk by its owner more than a month ago.
Sergeant Colin Taylor, renowned for his lighthearted broadcasting of life on the Islands, is now issuing a stark warning to other skunk owners to ensure their pet is kept well and truly harnessed.
Uploading a missing poster onto the police Facebook page, he wrote:
He was quick to warn keep hunters however that although she does not attack, "she may bite if grappled with".
Signing off his message he left a gentle reminder... "DO NOT BRING A SKUNK TO THE POLICE STATION."