22nd June 2018

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On Friday 1st June 2018 an incident occurred in Greenock where two of our members sustained serious injuries when carrying out their duties. Since this happened they and their families have been receiving support from […]

21st June 2018

June 21, 2018 0

A Scottish policing unit that dramatically reduced Glasgow’s knife crime rate is responding to fears that gang violence affecting Somalis in London could spread north through a unique collaboration with the community’s women. The pioneering […]

20th June 2018

June 20, 2018 0

A former lord advocate has been appointed to hold an independent review of how complaints against the police are handled. Dame Elish Angiolini will examine the way complaints against the police are dealt with and […]

19th June 2018

June 19, 2018 0

Scots inspire UK’s acid attack strategy Techniques developed to tackle knife crime in Scotland are to be introduced across Britain to combat the growing scourge of acid attacks. Early intervention in schools, using doctors to warn […]

18th June 2018

June 18, 2018 0

Scottish police have launched a two-week gun amnesty to stop firearms falling into the hands of criminals. They hope its firearms surrender campaign will reduce the risk of weapons falling into the wrong hands. Assistant Chief Constable Bernard Higgins […]

15th June 2018

June 15, 2018 0

Local Police Scotland Youth Volunteers have been celebrating following big wins at their annual awards ceremony. The Dundee West group received the award for regional group of the year for the north region. However, it […]

6th June 2018

June 6, 2018 0

A senior government minister was personally alerted to allegations of a gross misuse of public money involving senior members of Police Scotland, a tribunal has been told. Amy McDonald, 45, former director of financial accountability […]

4th June 2018

June 4, 2018 0

Local fire and police ‘feeling increasingly stretched’ after mergers An analysis by Dundee professor Nick Fyfe found the centralisation of Scotland’s police and fire services has left local teams feeling “increasingly stretched”. Professor Fyfe, who […]

1st June 2018

June 1, 2018 0

THE “bad guys” have the edge over Police Scotland as the single force’s digital capacity falls behind, it is claimed. David Page, deputy chief officer of the single force, says it needs around £200 million for new […]

11th May 2018

May 11, 2018 0

Police watchdog recommends call handling improvements as dead man’s family plan to sue The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC) has made recommendations to Police Scotland concerning improvements to police call handling. It follows an investigation which found that […]

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