Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) provides independent scrutiny into 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.

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Inspection reports

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Corporate Strategy 2014-17

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Scrutiny Plan 2014-15

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Latest

The aim of this thematic inspection was to assess the state, effectiveness and efficiency of road policing...

28 Jul

The aim of this thematic inspection was to assess the state, effectiveness and efficiency of road policing arrangements in...

28 Jul

The aim of this review was to assess all outstanding recommendations from...

21 Jul

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Concerns voiced by @hmics over impact of targets on @policescotland road policing efforts, reports @HolyroodAlan http://t.co/UoYAx11OoB
22 hours 14 min ago
Concerns voiced by @hmics over impact of targets on road policing carried out by @policescotland http://t.co/xusnze6R1d
22 hours 24 min ago
Today HM Inspector of Constabulary in Scotland publishes his first Thematic Inspection of Road Policing: http://t.co/aEXVf5dWut
1 day 3 hours ago

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HMICS reports are available on Scotland’s national public information notices (PINS) portal.