Author: David Hamilton

"Well known, well liked, hard working, fair and pragmatic. He is a big loss to his family and friends, to policing and to his community.”Tributes have been paid to a “weel-kent” police officer who tragically died while on duty in Tayside.Police Constable Roy Buggins passed...

Assaults on police officers in Scotland have hit a five-year high with more than 1,600 attacked in just three months.Police Scotland have reported a 10 percent increase in the number of assaults on cops between April and June compared to the same period last year.A...

A thug has been jailed for three years after attacking a police officer so badly she was unable to hold her baby daughter.PC Alison Laughlan, 28, had been responding a street brawl in Johnstone, Scotland when Adam McManus, 26 launched the assault, Paisley Sheriff Court...

Tributes have been flooding in following the recent death of popular police detective Andrew ‘Girdy’ Girdwood from Kirkcaldy.Mr Girdwood, who reached the rank of detective chief inspector, was described by Fife’s divisional commander Derek McEwan as am “outstanding detective.”And he hailed him as“one of the...