(Photograph) - Keith Mulloy, Scotland's first full-time school-based police officer, completes his second week at Northfield Academy in Aberdeen as part of its new community school development.

He will be there for a year, and possibly three, to deal with incidents in and out of school which involve young people and their families and help resolve difficulties.

A pilot project south of the border showed real benefits to the local community. Photograph by KATE SUTHERLAND

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