24th May 2018

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15 anti-social behaviour incidents a day in East Lothian, figures show More than 15 anti-social behaviour incidents a day are reported to police in East Lothian, a councillor has claimed. The number of reported incidents […]

23rd May 2018

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Police Scotland’s first hijab-wearing officer targeted by racist trolls The first member of Police Scotland to wear a specially designed hijab has been subjected to racist and Islamophobic abuse by online trolls. Aleena Rafi, an […]

22nd May 2018

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Call for small-time drug users to avoid court Scots caught with small amounts of drugs should not face prosecution, a leading Scottish Government adviser has said. Dr Roy Robertson’s call has drawn sympathy from one […]

21st May 2018

May 21, 2018 0

Minor drug users ‘should not be charged’ A Scottish government adviser has said people caught with small amounts of illegal substances should no longer be prosecuted.  Dr Roy Robertson wants the country’s forthcoming substance misuse […]

18th May 2018

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Police issue safety advice ahead of Scottish Cup Final at Hampden Park Police are urging football fans heading to Hampden Park on Saturday to play with the head.  Up to 50,000 people will descend on […]

17th May 2018

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COP TRIAL Renfrewshire police officer accused of helping woman avoid arrest by phoning and telling her to ‘take a walk’ A police officer has gone on trial accused of telling a woman he was due […]

16th May 2018

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Training for police to spot domestic abuse A charity will train 14,000 police officers to identify controlling behaviours in preparation for the introduction of the new domestic abuse act. The act, due to be implemented […]

15th May 2018

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Motorists face inflation-busting cost increases when police remove cars Scots motorists face inflation-busting hikes of up to 25 per cent in the cost of having their vehicles removed by police if they’ve broken down or […]

14th May 2018

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Allegations against top police officer are dropped Misconduct allegations against one of Scotland’s top police officers have been dropped but it is still not clear whether he will face criminal proceedings. Assistant Chief Constable Bernard […]

11th May 2018

May 11, 2018 0

Police watchdog recommends call handling improvements as dead man’s family plan to sue The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC) has made recommendations to Police Scotland concerning improvements to police call handling. It follows an investigation which found that […]

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