Improving Policing across Scotland
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) exists to assure Scottish Parliament and the people of Scotland as to the state, efficiency and effectiveness of both Police Scotland and the Scottish Police Authority. Our approach is to support Police Scotland and the Authority to deliver services that are high quality, continually improving, effective and responsive to local needs.
Derek Penman has taken up post as HM Inspector of Constabulary for Scotland, after being appointed by Her Majesty The Queen by Royal...
It is essential that the public are confident that crimes are recorded accurately and ethically by the police, and that Police Scotland...
The purpose of this report is to provide commentary on the state, efficiency and effectiveness of policing in Scotland...
Tell Me Scotland
HMICS reports are available on Scotland’s national public information notices (PINS) portal.
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