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79 anti-social behaviour incidents a day in north-east reported to police Nearly 80 incidents of anti-social behaviour a day were reported to police in the north-east across a nine-month period last year. https://www.pressandjournal.co.uk/fp/news/aberdeenshire/1739270/79-anti-social-behaviour-incidents-a-day-in-north-east-reported-to-police/ Police crackdown nets 160 dangerous drivers in Aberdeen Hazlehead and West End CPT carried out an...

Utter filth! Police forced to live and work in buildings ‘as bad as slums’ Police stations in Scotland were found to be ‘unfit for human habitation’ in a recent damning report on living and working conditions. Police officer accommodation in Dunoon, Argyll and Bute, was so...

Yesterday PIRC criticised an officer for use of Taser against a boxer wanted for a violent crime.He had escaped from Police, was non-compliant, challenging them to fight on a busy road.PAVA was used and didn’t work. Apparently Taser was “disproportionate...

Drivers who flout speed limits, use mobile phones or choose not to wear their seatbelt are to be targeted this week by Police Scotland. The week-long campaign to promote safer driving runs from Monday (April 29th 2019) to the following Sunday (May 5th) and will...

Glasgow drivers warned of police crackdown on speeders Drivers who flout speed limits, use mobile phones or choose not to wear their seatbelt are to be targeted this week. Police Scotland will embark on a week-long campaign to promote safer driving today. Officers will be focussing...

Shocking conditions discovered at Argyll and Bute police stations Calls have been made to close two police stations and officer accommodation in the Argyll and Bute area due to “disgraceful conditions”. The Scottish Police Federation (SPF) carried out inspections of sites across the region earlier this...

Scottish Police Deploy Operational Drones in Aberdeen and Inverness With the aim of enhancing their search capabilities for vulnerable people, particularly over wide and challenging terrain Police Scotland will be using drones in searches for missing people. While stating that the two RPAS, which will be...

“It is surprising that the PIRC makes no comment on what officers should have done, rather they criticised what was done."Clearly PIRC would have preferred officers physically tackled this individual where a violent struggle, and risk of serious injury, was inevitable."I want to place on...

Tragic news from Lancashire - thoughts with colleagues in Lancashire Police mounted unit and our injured colleague.#PoliceFamilyA police horse has died outside of Blackpool FC's Bloomfield Road stadium after being injuredThe horse, called Morecambe, came into contact with a metal pole on Seasiders Way at...

After her experience in "Famous and Fighting Crime", Penny Lancaster has become a Patron for Care of Police Survivors.Penny said: “COPS is an amazing charity, having experienced first-hand how difficult, stressful and potentially dangerous policing can be I realised immediately the importance of their work....