It is essential that the public are confident that crimes are recorded accurately and ethically by the police, and that Police Scotland uses reliable crime data to effectively deploy its resources to maximise community safety. HMICS has conducted a national review of incident and crime recording, the first such review since the creation of Police Scotland.
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The recording process
Crime recording standards
4. Are crimes recorded correctly?
5. Governance and accountability
Ethics and performance integrity
Scottish Crime Registrars' Group
8. People and skills
Dissemination of information
9. Audit and performance