A really useful development for everyone is Strathclyde Police’s Mid Argyll area developing the use of a Twitter account to carry basic public information on some policing matters and road incident updates.
This is an inventive initiative in public information, giving everyone who looks regularly at their Twitter page immediate access to the latest developments in matters appropriate to being publicised in this way.
Lochgilphead-based Sergeant Iain MacNicol is fully engaged with and supportive of this move.
He also wants us to point out that this account cannot be used to report crimes as it is not monitored full time.
The Mid Argyll Police Twitter page is here. Use it. This is a real move forwards in the speed and democratisation of news delivery. Exciting times.
Just reading the material on the page gives you a sense of the range of things our police are involved in and the sense of brotherhood in the force, with best wishes for a dry mission sent to colleagues in Tayside Police attending the T in the Park music festival.