Extra street patrols will be run by emergency services and first aid groups in Moray to help keep festive revellers safe.
Fly-tippers dumping rubbish at beauty spots have been accused of tarnishing the “Jewel of Moray”.
Moray Council is cracking down on motorists abandoning unwanted and untaxed vehicles in public places.
Police and Moray Council trading standards officers have joined forces to launch a clampdown on rogue traders who prey on some of the region's most vulnerable people.
A small number of armed officers are required in Moray to help keep people safe, a top officer has said,
Senior police officers have welcomed a drop in crimes of housebreaking, vandalism and assault in Moray.