8th June 2018

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“There needs to be a deterrent to stop any individual who feels that assaulting a police officer is part of a night out.” Andrea MacDonald, chair of the Scottish Police Federation, said: “The levels of […]

7th June 2018

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Reprehensible’ rise in number of assaults on police in Courier country More than 2070 incidents have been recorded by Police Scotland in Courier country since January 2015. A 21% rise for both regions combined was […]

6th June 2018

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A senior government minister was personally alerted to allegations of a gross misuse of public money involving senior members of Police Scotland, a tribunal has been told. Amy McDonald, 45, former director of financial accountability […]

5th June 2018

June 5, 2018 0

Drug-dealing gangsters one step ahead of police due to technology Criminal gangs are using social media to deal drugs while exploiting high levels of mistrust in the police to bring misery to some of Scotland’s […]

4th June 2018

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Local fire and police ‘feeling increasingly stretched’ after mergers An analysis by Dundee professor Nick Fyfe found the centralisation of Scotland’s police and fire services has left local teams feeling “increasingly stretched”. Professor Fyfe, who […]

1st June 2018

June 1, 2018 0

THE “bad guys” have the edge over Police Scotland as the single force’s digital capacity falls behind, it is claimed. David Page, deputy chief officer of the single force, says it needs around £200 million for new […]

31st May 2018

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Warning over fire station closures and engine breakdowns amid £400m repairs backlog Scotland’s fire service faces shutting down vital stations – or sharing premises with Police Scotland – as part of efforts to bridge a […]

30th May 2018

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Ad campaign launched to find new Police Scotland chief constable A recruitment campaign has been launched to find a new chief constable for Scotland. An advert has been posted today in a bid to find […]

29th May 2018

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North-east council cracking down on public drinkers People caught drinking in the streets of Peterhead could be charged without warning if rule changes are approved this morning. Aberdeenshire Council implemented a public drinking byelaw in […]

24th May 2018

May 24, 2018 0

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 […]

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