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Remembering Police Constable Martin Joyce and Police Constable Ian Gray, of Lothian and Borders Police, who were killed in a road crash in 1990.Their patrol car skidded on ice and collided with a tree near Livingston while they were answering a 999 call.#LestWeForget ...

Remembering Police Constable Martin Joyce and Police Constable Ian Gray, of Lothian and Borders Police, who were killed in a road crash in 1990.Their patrol car skidded on ice and collided with a tree near Livingston while they were answering a 999 call.#LestWeForget ...

The Scottish Partnership Against Rural Crime (SPARC), which includes Police Scotland, the farmers’ union, Food Standards Scotland, landowners, horse interests, young farmers and foresters, has set out a three-year programme of action to tackle serious organised crime groups in particular. It also guarantees greater visibility...

Police Scotland has more than 250 cars over a decade old, figures have revealed.A total of 870 cars, about a quarter of the fleet, have driven 100,000 miles or more, with 126 covering between 150,000 and 200,000 miles.The average vehicle was four to five years...

Police Scotland has more than 250 cars over a decade old, figures have revealed.A total of 870 cars, about a quarter of the fleet, have driven 100,000 miles or more, with 126 covering between 150,000 and 200,000 miles.The average vehicle was four to five years...

New Scottish law to crack down on fugitives Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf is putting forward amendments to the Management of Offenders Bill currently under consideration by the Scottish Parliament’s Justice Committee, including creating a statutory offence in cases where an individual does not return immediately to...

Police Scotland has more than 250 cars over a decade old, figures have revealed.A total of 870 cars, about a quarter of the fleet, have driven 100,000 miles or more, with 126 covering between 150,000 and 200,000 miles.The average vehicle was four to five years...

Police chief blasts Old Firm and believes SPL is ‘in crisis’ Player behaviour in Sunday’s Old Firm derby was “unacceptable”, according to Scottish Police Federation vice-chairman David Hamilton. Hamilton has called out both Celtic and Rangers players after Sunday’s match at Parkhead which saw Hoops captain...

New domestic abuse laws in Scotland to criminalise ‘coercive and controlling behaviour’ “Groundbreaking” new domestic abuse laws have come into force in Scotland. Law enforcement officials say the new legislation makes it clear that coercive and controlling behaviour is a crime. The Scottish Parliament passed the...

Police Scotland forced to deal with ‘mental health crisis’ Police officers are increasingly doing “other people’s jobs” in dealing with a crisis of mental ill health in Scotland’s communities, it has been claimed. Calum Steele, general secretary of the Scottish Police Federation (SPF), said it was...