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|HMICS Strategic Overview of Provision of Forensic Medical Services to Victims of Sexual Crime||
The aim of this report is to provide a strategic overview of the forensic medical services provided to adult and child victims of sexual crime, and to give a high-level assessment of these services in terms of their current delivery against national policies and standards. It highlights...
|National, Scrutiny Reports||30 Mar 2017|
|HMICS Audit and Assurance Review of Stop and Search Phase 2||
The aim of our audit and assurance review was to follow-up on recommendations made within our Audit and Assurance Review of Stop and Search: Phase 1 report, published in March 2015, and undertake an independent audit of stop and search data.
The results of our Phase 2 review will provide...
|National, Audit & Assurance Review||22 Feb 2017|
|Independent Assurance Review Police Scotland – Call Handling - Update Report||
The aim of this report is to provide an update on the progress made by Police Scotland and the Scottish Police Authority in response to the HMICS Independent Assurance Review of Police Scotland’s Call Handling...
|National, Audit & Assurance Review||24 Jan 2017|
|HMICS Strategic Review of Undercover Policing in Scotland - Terms of Reference||
This strategic review of undercover policing in Scotland has been directed by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice and will be undertaken by HMICS in terms of Section 74(1) of the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act...
|National, Review of Policing||11 Jan 2017|
|HMICS - Annual Report 2015-16||
This annual report from Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) provides an update on how HMICS has carried out its statutory function for the period of 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016 and...
|National, HMICS Annual Report||22 Dec 2016|
|HMICS - Inspection of Scottish Police Authority Forensic Services - Terms of Reference||
HMICS has published terms of reference for its inspection of the Scottish Police Authority Forensic Service. The aim of this inspection is to assess the effectiveness and efficiency of leadership, governance,...
|National, Thematic Inspection||01 Dec 2016|
|HMICS Audit and Assurance Review of Stop and Search: Phase 2 - Terms of Reference||
HMICS has published terms of reference for our Audit and Assurance Review of Stop and Search: Phase 2. The aim of this audit and assurance review is to follow-up on recommendations made within our Audit and...
|National, Audit & Assurance Review||04 Nov 2016|
|HMICS Crime Audit 2016||
The aim of our audit was to assess the state, efficiency and effectiveness of crime recording by Police Scotland and the extent to which practice complies with the Scottish Crime Recording Standard and Counting Rules. We also assessed arrangements for the management, governance and internal...
|National, Crime Audit Report||21 Sep 2016|
|HMICS Inspection of custody centres at Aikenhead Road and London Road, Glasgow||
The aim of this inspection was to assess the treatment of and conditions for those detained in police custody centres located at Aikenhead Road and London Road in Glasgow.
This inspection was in addition to our regular programme of custody inspections and took place at the request of...
|Review of Policing, Glasgow City||19 Jul 2016|
|HMICS Independent Assurance Review - Police Scotland Counter Corruption Unit||
The aim of our Assurance Review is to independently assess the state, effectiveness and efficiency of Police Scotland’s Counter Corruption Unit (CCU). The background to this review is outlined within our terms of reference, which were published on 11 January 2016.
|National, Audit & Assurance Review||27 Jun 2016|