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Press Release - HMICS publishes review of forensic medical services provided to victims of sexual crime in Scotland


A review by HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (...

30 Mar 2017
Press Release - HMICS publish report on audit and assurance review of stop and search phase 2

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland’s Audit and Assurance Review of Stop and Search: Phase 2 report is published today and...

22 Feb 2017
Press Release - HMICS Publish Independent Assurance Review of Call Handling by Police Scotland

HMICS has today (Tuesday, 24 January 2017)...

24 Jan 2017
Press Release - 7th NPM annual report

The UK’s National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) can reveal that in excess of 124,000 people in the UK are detained on any given day in...

13 Jan 2017
Press Release - HMICS publishes Terms of Reference - strategic review of undercover policing in Scotland

HM Chief Inspector of Constabulary in Scotland has today published his terms of reference for a strategic review of undercover policing...

11 Jan 2017
Press Release - HMICS to carry out joint inspection of British Transport Police

HMICS is to conduct a joint inspection of British...

09 Jan 2017
Press Release - HMICS Inspection of the Scottish Police Authority

In responding to a media request, HMICS has today...

05 Jan 2017
Press Release - HMICS publishes Annual Report 2015-16

Although it has been a year of significant change for both Police Scotland and the Scottish Police Authority (...

22 Dec 2016
Press Release - HMICS publishes Crime Audit 2016

Overall, the quality of crime recording in Scotland is good but new and emerging threats are increasing and changing demands on...

21 Sep 2016
Press Release - HMICS today publishes its Independent Assurance Review of the Police Scotland Counter Corruption Unit

Derek Penman, Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary in Scotland has today published his independent Assurance Review of Police...

27 Jun 2016
Press Release - HMICS Publish Inspection of Local Policing in Dumfries and Galloway

Police officers and staff in Dumfries and Galloway have a strong sense of local identity and work hard to provide an efficient and...

17 May 2016
Press Release - HMICS publish review of Police Scotland’s use of facial search

The introduction of a Code of Practice for the use of biometric data by police in Scotland and the appointment of a Commissioner to...

27 Jan 2016


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