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HMICS Counter Corruption Unit Assurance Review - Terms of Reference

HMICS has published its Terms of Reference for its assurance review of Police Scotland’s Counter Corruption Unit.

The aim of this assurance review is to assess the state, effectiveness and efficiency of...

National, Audit & Assurance Review 11 Jan 2016
HMICS Annual Report 2014-15

This annual report from Her Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) provides an update on how HMICS has carried out its statutory function for the period of 1 April 2014 to 31 March 2015 and follows...

National, HMICS Annual Report 18 Dec 2015
Progress against Recommendations and Improvement Actions

HMICS has wide ranging powers to look into the 'state, effectiveness and efficiency' of both the Police Service of Scotland (Police Scotland) and the Scottish Police Authority (...

National, Discharged Recommendations/Improvement Actions 17 Dec 2015
Terms of Reference - HMICS Local Policing+ Cross boundary policing - Dumfries and Galloway Division

Not all crimes are committed by people living or working in the same area. Some are committed by individuals and groups who travel across policing boundaries exploiting rural communities and carrying out a range of acquisitive crimes including the theft of agricultural machinery and livestock...

Local Policing+, National, Dumfries & Galloway 30 Nov 2015
Joint Thematic Review of MAPPA in Scotland

Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) and the Care Inspectorate have worked jointly to undertake a proportionate, risk-based and intelligence led review of MAPPA in Scotland.

The...

National, Thematic Review 26 Nov 2015
HMICS Independent Assurance Review Police Scotland - Call Handling Final Report

This assurance review has been directed by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice following the tragic incident involving the deaths of John Yuill and Lamara Bell.

It sits alongside the independent investigation directed by the Lord Advocate and being conducted by the Police Investigations...

National, Audit & Assurance Review 10 Nov 2015
HMICS Local Policing+ Inspection Programme Inspection of Edinburgh Division

This inspection, which forms part of our published scrutiny programme, is the third in our Local Policing+ inspection programme and aims to assess the state, effectiveness and efficiency of local policing in Edinburgh Division.

Effective local policing is fundamental to the success of...

Local Policing+, National, City of Edinburgh 20 Oct 2015
Independent Assurance Review, Police Scotland – Call Handling, Interim Report

This assurance review has been directed by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice following the tragic incident involving the deaths of John Yuill and Lamara Bell. This review sits alongside the independent investigation being undertaken by the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC)...

National, Audit & Assurance Review 03 Sep 2015
Crime Audit: British Transport Police, Scotland Division

The aim of our audit was to assess the state, efficiency and effectiveness of crime recording by British Transport Police (BTP) in Scotland and the extent to which recording practice complies with the Scottish Crime Recording Standard and the Scottish Government’s Counting Rules.

The...

National, Crime Audit Report 12 Aug 2015
HMICS Audit and Assurance Review - Facial Search - Terms of Reference

Audit and Assurance Review: Police Scotland’s use of the Facial Search capabilities within the UK Police National Database (PND) Terms of Reference

The aim of this review will be to consider the state, effectiveness and efficiency of the arrangements surrounding the...

National, Audit & Assurance Review 04 Aug 2015

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