Highland is one of the safest places to drink in Scotland, according to national police boss Iain Livingstone.
Chief Constable Iain Livingstone
Police chiefs have confirmed that they are drawing up new plans to move jobs from the central belt to the north and north-east.
John Finnie yesterday claimed the chief constable could end up in court unless urgent action is taken to improve police stations.
Just one police job has been created in the north in the 16 months since force chiefs pledged to redistribute staff, it has emerged.