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SUN SAYSPolice Scotland is a success story but money is essential if the force is going to keep up Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf says Police Scotland has plenty of cash to be getting along with and he won’t be loosening the purse strings to give them...

Rise in hate crimes against transgender people in Scotland The number of hate crimes against transgender people in Scotland has risen, according to official statistics. Figures published by Police Scotland following a freedom of information request made by the BBC show there has been an increase...

More information needed on post-Brexit policing, say MSPs MSPs have called for greater clarity from the Scottish and UK Governments. MSPs have called for greater clarity from the Scottish and UK Governments over how criminal justice and policing matters will be handled post-Brexit. In a report...

Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf backs call for police complaints panel Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has said a call for an independent panel to deal with misconduct complaints against senior Police Scotland officers will be taken “very seriously”. The suggestion came from former lord advocate Dame Elish...

Senior police ‘too cosy’ with their oversight body The relationship between the leadership of Police Scotland and its oversight body is “too cosy” when it comes to investigating misconduct, a former Lord Advocate has told MSPs. Dame Elish Angiolini QC said an independent panel chaired by...

Police Scotland support the ‘Oor Wullie’ big bucket trail Police Scotland is supporting the Oor Wullie Big Bucket Trail, which is taking place across the country this summer, with its very own PC Murdoch challenge. The Oor Wullie Big Bucket Trail is a nationwide art trail...

Police in Dundee get involved with Oor Wullie Big Bucket Trail Police Scotland is supporting the Oor Wullie Big Bucket Trail, which is taking place across the country this summer, with its very own PC Murdoch challenge. The OWBBT is a nationwide art trail with 200...

Deadly knife crime: How does London compare to New York? US President Donald Trump has repeatedly attacked London Mayor Sadiq Khan over knife crime in the British capital, most recently calling him “a disaster” only days after visiting. The president tweeted that Khan was a “national...

MSPs to quiz Yousaf over secret football bigotry data Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf is to be grilled today on why SNP ministers agreed to keep a haul of data on sectarianism in Scottish football a secret. The Herald on Sunday revealed the government is withholding two...

No sirens or truncheons here: a minimal identity design for the Scottish Police Federation I’d never really considered the branding of the police: their visual insignia to most of us is still based on fairly rudimentary props like helmets, sirens and the odd truncheon here and...