16th Feb 2018

February 16, 2018 0

Brian Wilson: Here’s how to avoid political interference in the police I try to avoid becoming wise after events so, amid the deluge of “why-oh-why has it all gone wrong?” commentaries on Police Scotland, it […]

15th Feb 2018

February 15, 2018 0

Stop and search is our best weapon in the fight against crime According to the latest recorded crime figures in England and Wales, there has been a steep rise in violence. Knife offences are up […]

14th Feb 2018

February 14, 2018 0

Chris Marshall: Police Scotland needs to act to prevent Gormleygate 2 Change the rules to prevent a repeat of Police Scotland’s Gormleygate, writes Chris Marshall. After eight months of fevered speculation about his future, enough […]

13th Feb 2018

February 13, 2018 0

Letters: The Police Scotland saga confirms power is centralised in this country RUTH Marr is correct that Justice Secretary Michael Matheson would have been damned for intervening in the issue of former Chief Constable Phil […]

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February 12, 2018 0

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12th Feb 2018

February 12, 2018 0

Scottish Police Authority urged to settle Phil Gormley misconduct row The Scottish authorities have been urged to continue investigating misconduct allegations against Phil Gormley despite his resignation as Scotland’s chief constable last week. Kenny MacAskill, […]

9th Feb 2018

February 9, 2018 0

TO paraphrase Vladimir Lenin, “an opinion, no matter how invalid, told often enough becomes the truth”. And so it is with the opinion that everything carried out in the name of Police Scotland is wrong […]

8th Feb 2018

February 8, 2018 0

Phil Gormley resigns as chief constable of Police Scotland The chief constable of Police Scotland has resigned. Phil Gormley had been on special leave since September following claims of gross misconduct.  Five separate investigations have […]

7th Feb 2018

February 7, 2018 0

Cash-strapped Police Scotland could use debt collectors Police Scotland is considering employing a debt collection agency after writing off invoices totalling nearly £800,000 last year. The national force wrote off 1,332 invoices in 2016/17, including […]

6th Feb 2018

February 6, 2018 0

Police investigations and review commissioner to hire more staff A police watchdog is to recruit more staff after its resources were “stretched to the limit” by investigations into senior officers last year. Kate Frame, the […]

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