21st September 2018

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A man has pleaded guilty to police assault after spraying an officer in the face with CS gas before trying to grab for a meat cleaver. Police rushed to Dundee’s Hilltown after a taxi driver […]

20th September 2018

September 20, 2018 0

Agenda: Let us lead the way in ethical use of biometrics Scotland is set to regulate biometric data, which includes DNA, fingerprint, facial images, iris, voice, and behavioural data. The Biometric Data Bill was recently […]

19th September 2018

September 19, 2018 0

Plan to merge BTP and Police Scotland ‘may never happen’ A plan to devolve railway policing in Scotland by merging British Transport Police with Police Scotland has gone ‘on hold’ indefinitely. Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf […]

18th September 2018

September 18, 2018 0

Fife’s new police chief says force is “only part of the solution” Fife’s new divisional commander has pledged the region’s police officers and staff will continue to work with partners to do their “absolute utmost” […]

17th September 2018

September 17, 2018 0

Scores of violent crimes ‘going unreported’ The head of a pioneering police unit credited with helping Glasgow shed its image as the murder capital of Western Europe has claimed that violent crime is significantly underreported. […]

14th September 2018

September 14, 2018 0

The Police Scotland Youth Volunteers (PSYV) movement is showing teens and adults alike there is more to young people than many of us may think. The organisation has grown from humble beginnings in a relatively short […]

13th September 2018

September 13, 2018 0

Agenda: A scheme that shows we can take pride in our young people By Assistant Chief Constable John Hawkins, Police Scotland’s Executive Lead for PSYV (Police Scotland Youth Volunteers) There’s a common misconception about teenagers […]

12th September 2018

September 12, 2018 0

Scottish Government plans Biometric Data Bill The Scottish Government is planning to introduce a bill to regulate the use of biometric data in the criminal justice system. The plan is among the measures outlined in […]

11th September 2018

September 11, 2018 0

“Anyone who assaults a police officer should appear in court on the next lawful day – and those sentencing need to explain why imprisonment is not used if alternative disposals are applied.” Glasgow man Edward […]

10th September

September 10, 2018 0

Scotland’s police and prosecutors ‘unable to prepare for Brexit’ Scotland’s police and prosecutors are unable to properly prepare for Brexit because of an “unacceptable” lack of clarity from the UK Government, Humza Yousaf has said. […]

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