The sun shone on Saturday as more than 1,000 people descended on Dumbarton police office for their open day.

The free-to-attend event offered residents the chance to tour the cells and find out more about fingerprinting and the work of the police force.

Visitors also had the opportunity to meet representatives from services such as Scottish Fire and Rescue (appliance and chip pan fire display), NHS Paramedics (motorbikes) and Y Sort It (face painting and arts and crafts).

A beat the goalie competition and magician George Colvan added to the fun, with all funds raised on the day going to Y Sort It and Food for Thought in Dumbarton.

Chief Superintendent John Paterson said: “It is extremely important for police officers and the community to get together at events such as this.

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"It allows members of the community to learn more about the work of Police Scotland and all of our partner agencies.”