Arbroath has been identified as a hot-spot for anti-social behaviour after a summer of discontent in the town.
Chief Superintendent Paul Anderson
The successful policing of three major events, which brought almost 200,000 visitors to Angus over the summer months, has been welcomed by Angus councillors.
The impact on local policing created by the high-profile investigation into the alleged murder of Steven Donaldson, which saw part of rural Angus in complete lockdown, has been outlined in a report by the divisional commander for Tayside.
Complaints of domestic violence have fallen sharply in Angus.
Tayside's most senior police officer has said finding new ways to tackle the "huge" level of mental health demand in the region is the force's greatest challenge.
A zero tolerance approach to housebreaking by police has seen a 20% reduction in break-ins to homes in Angus.
A move to have a “visible” police presence in communities across Perth and Kinross has been described as exciting by a senior officer.
Tayside's top cop has pledged a return to Dixon of Dock Green-style policing with more bobbies on the beat.
Criminals and tearaway youths are using social media to buy cheap "disposable" cars in Dundee.