Archived Publications

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Effective Practice: Assessment template

This document outlines the assessment criteria used  by HMICS for effective practice examples.  It is completed by HMICS following the submission of an effective practice example

HMICS Corporate Document 08 May 2012
HMICS Workplan 2012/13

HMICS Workplan 2012/13

HMICS Corporate Document 01 May 2012
HMICS Communication Strategy 2012/13

HMICS Communication Strategy 2012/13

HMICS Corporate Document 25 Apr 2012
HMICS Expenditure 2011/12

Details of HMICS expenditure as required by the Public Services Reform (S) Act 2010

HMICS Corporate Document 25 Apr 2012
HMICS eBulletin - No.1

Our first eBulletin providing updates on police reform and our current inspection work.  Subscribe for future editions.

National, eBulletin 21 Mar 2012
HMICS Twitter Policy

HMICS Twitter Policy

HMICS Corporate Document 21 Mar 2012
HMICS Annual Report 2010-11

Annual report by Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary for Scotland on the state and efficiency of policing in Scotland 2010/11.

National, HMICS Annual Report 27 Sep 2011
Best Value - a guide for forces and authorities

 This guide is intended to assist police forces and police authorities in preparing for the Best Value audit and inspection, and sets out what they can expect from the process.

Best Value Audit and Inspection 01 Aug 2011
Best Value: Strathclyde Police and Police Authority

Best Value Audit and Inspection of Strathclyde Police and Strathclyde Police Authority conducted by Audit Scotland and HMICS

Argyll & Bute, East Ayrshire, East Dunbartonshire, Best Value Audit and Inspection, East Renfrewshire, Glasgow City, Inverclyde, North Ayrshire, North Lanarkshire, Renfrewshire, South Ayrshire, South Lanarkshire, West Dunbartonshire 14 Jul 2011
Governance & Accountability in Policing in Scotland

This is a discussion paper by HM Inspectorate of Constabulary for Scotland on governance and accountability of policing in Scotland

National, Review of Policing 15 Jun 2011