Local police will be targeting violence, domestic abuse and antisocial behaviour to help Midlothian communities have a safe time over the festive period.
Operation Tinsel, which runs until January 4, will see police target known violent offenders and those who commit domestic abuses.
High visibility foot patrols will be carried out in hot spots for problems such as antisocial behaviour and disorder.
In addition, Operation Tinsel, which launched on Monday, will focus on improving safety on local roads.
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