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HMICS Inspection Framework

I am pleased to introduce the new HMICS Inspection Framework. Our approach is risk-based, proportionate and focusses on improving policing in Scotland. Our approach outlined in this framework will help lead and...

National, HMICS Corporate Document 01 Sep 2014
HMICS - Crime Audit 2014 Terms of Reference

The aim of this audit will be to assess the state, efficiency and effectiveness of crime recording by Police Scotland and the extent to which recording practice complies with the Scottish Crime Recording Standard and Scottish Government Counting Rules.

Reviews of incident and crime...

National, Audit & Assurance Review 21 Aug 2014
HMICS Scrutiny Plan 2014-15

Our Annual Scrutiny Plan for 2014-15 sets out how HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) will meet its statutory purpose to inquire into the state, efficiency and effectiveness of both the...

National, HMICS Corporate Document 02 Jul 2014
HMICS Annual Report 2012-13

The purpose of this report is to provide commentary on the state, efficiency and effectiveness of policing in Scotland during 2012-13.

National, HMICS Annual Report 13 Dec 2013
HMICS Review of the Common Performance Management Platform Project

In December 2012, the Cabinet Secretary asked HM Inspectorate of Constabulary Scotland to carry out an inquiry into the Platform project to identify what happened and to draw out lessons for the future successful delivery of police ICT and, more generally, police projects.

A copy of the...

HMICS Corporate Document 21 Jun 2013
HMICS & The Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) Memorandum of Understanding

The Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 places a duty on the Police Investigation & Review Commissioner (PIRC) and HM Inspector of Constabulary for Scotland (HMICS) to co-operate and coordinate activity...

National, HMICS Corporate Document 01 May 2013
HMICS & Audit Scotland Memorandum of Understanding

The Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 places a duty on HM Inspector of Constabulary for Scotland (HMICS) and the Auditor General for Scotland (AGS) to cooperate and coordinate activity with each other with...

National, HMICS Corporate Document 30 Apr 2013
Care and Welfare of persons detained in police custody in Scotland

This report is the result of a thematic inspection carried out by HMICS into the Care and Welfare of persons detained in police custody in Scotland.

National, Thematic Inspection 26 Jan 2013
Best Value in police authorities and police forces in Scotland: Overview report

Overview report on Best Value in the eight police authorities and police forces in Scotland.

National, Best Value Audit and Inspection 20 Nov 2012
Strathclyde Police Authority - Best Value Audit and Inspection follow-up report

Best Value Audit and Inspection follow-up report on Strathclyde Police Authority carried out 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 20 Sep 2012

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