The number of suspect terrorists arrested by police has dropped 20% in the last year, figures show.
A north-east MSP has joined local police officers for a day out on the beat.
Boris Johnson has pledged to spend more than £1 billion on policing if he wins the race to Downing Street.
Police officers believe being on duty at thousands of events, from festivals to football matches, has a “negative impact” on policing their communities.
For the families of those involved, serious road collisions and crashes can be events of unthinkable tragedy.
A north-east cop has vowed to quash booze-fuelled crime and further strengthen ties with communities big and small as he steps into a top role.
The Dons spent almost £100,000 policing matches at Pittodrie last season.
One of the north-east's leading police officers has vowed to quash rising levels of violence in rural communities across the region as he steps into his new role.
Police are stepping up patrols in an Aberdeenshire town after a series of break-ins and thefts.
One of Aberdeenshire's leading police officers has praised his staff's response to the "horrific" floods which brought the region to its knees at the start of 2016.
Police Scotland and the Divisional Road Policing Unit were supported by the Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency (DVLA) and Highland Council Enforcement Officers to deal with vehicles being used in the Easter Ross and Ross-shire areas without valid road tax.
The battle to make Aberdeenshire's roads safe is one that is ages old.
A top north-east traffic police officer has insisted he remains committed to making the region's roads accident-free - despite three fatal crashes in the past two weeks.
Aberdeenshire police officers have taken action against almost 40 motorists this year as they target antisocial and irresponsible driving on rural roads.
Electrical goods and alcohol have been stolen in a series of break-ins at Portlethen.
Police are trying to trace a missing woman missing from Inverness.
Police are investigating two incidents in separate Ross-shire towns over the weekend.
A teenage boy has been reported to the children's reporter in connection with a serious assault in Muir of Ord.
A special police team is investigating after a shotgun was reported stolen in Easter Ross.
A man is due to appear in court in connection with a series of six thefts in the Inverness area.
A Lochaber business has been left counting the cost of the theft of three kayaks over the weekend.
A driver has been arrested after a road accident in Anderson Street in Inverness in the early hours of Sunday morning.