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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...

Boy, 4, found with knife at school as epidemic worsens Police had to be called into a school by teachers after a four-year-old was found with a knife. The incident was among more than a 1,000 cases where children were found to be carrying knives in...

Trio of female commanders named as lead police team for Solheim Cup It is the biggest competition in women’s golf, so when the Solheim Cup gets underway at Gleneagles, it is entirely appropriate that the police command team will also be an all-female affair. Chief Superintendents...

THE public can be reassured that Police Scotland is adept at managing football fixtures and other high-profile events, according to a report. But the document, published yesterday, warned that “more work” is needed on the issue of stadium safety. https://www.thenational.scot/news/17849559.police-report-finds-more-work-needed-football-fan-safety/ Police Scotland has announced a £325,000 fund to be...

A fundraising page has been established in memory of fallen Thames Valley Police officer PC Andrew Harper.The official page – launched and administered by staff association Thames Valley Police Federation – will provide all proceeds to the family of PC Harper, who was tragically killed...

Willie Rennie urges Tory rethink on ‘poisonous’ stop and search Scottish LibDem leader Willie Rennie is calling on the UK Government to heed Scotland’s experiences of “poisonous” stop and searches. He is to warn Prime Minister Boris Johnson that “industrial scale stop and search undermines community...

An Edinburgh man has appeared in court after a police officer was hit by a car while attempting to stop it driving through an Edinburgh street.The male officer in his 50s was hit at about 03:20 on Saturday in the Cowgate, which is closed to...

Revenge porn victims are as young as 11 Children as young as 11 have been victims of revenge porn, Scottish police have revealed as part of a crackdown on online abuse. Nearly 600 cases were reported to Police Scotland in 2018-19; in some areas as many...

An Edinburgh man has appeared in court after a police officer was hit by a car while attempting to stop it driving through an Edinburgh street.The male officer in his 50s was hit at about 03:20 on Saturday in the Cowgate, which is closed to...