Wildlife Crime is any act that is made illegal in Scotland under legislation with regard to certain birds, animals and plants including their habitats, both on land and at sea.

It includes the illegal disturbance, destruction, theft and sale of animals and plants both in the countryside and urban areas, and includes the destruction of and damage to protected habitats. Wildlife Crime poses significant harm to the species targeted by the criminals, as well as the communities who rely on wildlife for employment and tourism.

For more information on wildlife crime and thier priorities you can visit the Police Scotland website.

Report a Wildlife Crime

These officers can be contacted to report crime or to seek advice on wildlife crime matters or you can: