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The Queen’s summer holiday has delayed Aberdeen drug patrols, police claim Police in Aberdeen have been unable to deliver on a promise to tackle the city’s drug problems because the Queen has been at Balmoral Castle, it has emerged. The Force pledged to increase efforts to...

Police officer injured at Republican marches in GlasgowA "pyrotechnic" was thrown on Clyde Street which injured an officer.One of Police Scotland's top officers described his disgust at the "recklessness" displayed.David Hamilton, from the Scottish Police Federation, Tweeted: "Absolutely appalled that yet another Police Officer has...

Police officer injured at Republican marches in GlasgowA "pyrotechnic" was thrown on Clyde Street which injured an officer.One of Police Scotland's top officers described his disgust at the "recklessness" displayed.David Hamilton, from the Scottish Police Federation, Tweeted: "Absolutely appalled that yet another Police Officer has...

Police officer injured at Republican marches in GlasgowA "pyrotechnic" was thrown on Clyde Street which injured an officer.One of Police Scotland's top officers described his disgust at the "recklessness" displayed.David Hamilton, from the Scottish Police Federation, Tweeted: "Absolutely appalled that yet another Police Officer has...

Police officer injured at Republican marches in GlasgowA "pyrotechnic" was thrown on Clyde Street which injured an officer.One of Police Scotland's top officers described his disgust at the "recklessness" displayed.David Hamilton, from the Scottish Police Federation, Tweeted: "Absolutely appalled that yet another Police Officer has...

Police charities to establish police psychological wellbeing centre of excellencePolice Care UK and the Police Treatment Centres have announced a strategic partnership that establishes a centre of excellence to better care for those who suffer psychological harm because of their policing role.Recent research published by...

Crime on Scottish trains decreases despite rise in UK Scotland is the only area in the UK to see an overall decrease in the number of crimes committed on-board trains. This is despite crime on the British railway network increasing by more than 12% throughout the...

Crimes against the elderly could be as socially unacceptable as child or animal abuse Crimes against older people should be as socially unacceptable as child or animal abuse, and treated as harshly in law, a Scottish charity has urged. Action on Elder Abuse Scotland has called...

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...

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...