Police say they’re facing increased physical and mental pressure as they continue to enforce coronavirus legislation.
Since the start of the pandemic, frontline officers have attended more than 7600 reports of house parties.
Nearly 4500 gatherings have been dispersed with more than 8600 fines handed out and over 600 people arrested for Covid breaches.
The Scottish Police Federation has warned that policing the pandemic is taking its toll on officers.
STV News spent a night on patrol with officers in Aberdeen as they broke up a number of illegal house parties.