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HMICS Scrutiny Plan 2015-16

Our Annual Scrutiny Plan for 2015-16 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 Police...

National, HMICS Corporate Document 02 Jul 2015
Local Policing+ Inspection of the Approach to Missing Person Investigations in Aberdeen City Division

The aim of this inspection was to assess the state, effectiveness and efficiency of the investigative arrangements for adults, children and young people reported missing in Police Scotland Aberdeen City Division. Whilst we have inspected the approach to investigation through the lens of local...

Local Policing+, National, Aberdeen City 22 Jun 2015
User experiences of working with the police in relation to vulnerable people who go missing in the Aberdeen area

A joint report for HMICS by Children in Scotland and Scottish Institute for Policing Research

Local Policing+, National, Aberdeen City 22 Jun 2015
Local Policing+ Inspection Programme - Inspection of custody centre located in Aberdeen City Division

We inspected Kittybrewster in March 2015. This was an unannounced inspection during which we assessed the physical environment at Kittybrewster, interviewed detainees and custody staff, observed key processes and reviewed the custody records of those detained at the time of our inspection. We...

Local Policing+, National, Aberdeen City 14 May 2015
Local Policing+ Inspection Programme - Inspection of Aberdeen City Division

This inspection, which forms part of our published scrutiny programme, is the second in our Local Policing+ inspection programme. It follows our first local policing inspection of Ayrshire Division and our pilot inspection in Fife. This inspection aims to assess the state, effectiveness and...

Local Policing+, National, Aberdeen City 14 May 2015
HMICS Custody inspection framework

This document sets out the inspection framework used by HMICS in our police custody inspections.

National, HMICS Corporate Document 13 May 2015
HMICS - Audit and Assurance Review of Stop and Search - Phase 1

The aim of this audit and assurance review was to assess the state, efficiency and effectiveness of the processes for recording stop and search activity within Police Scotland and the associated procedures for supervision, audit and governance. We also examined the impact of the performance...

National, Audit & Assurance Review 30 Mar 2015
Local Policing+ Inspection of the Management of Intelligence in Ayrshire Division and the National Intelligence Bureau

Our approach to Local Policing+ inspections provides an opportunity to assess the quality of local policing across Scotland and enables us to publicly report on how Police Scotland is delivering against local priorities and keeping people safe. On this occasion we inspected Ayrshire Division...

Local Policing+, National, East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire, South Ayrshire 27 Mar 2015
HMICS Local Policing+ Inspection Programme - Inspection of Ayrshire Division

This inspection, which forms part of our published scrutiny programme, is the first in our Local Policing+ inspection programme and follows on from our pilot inspection of Fife Division. The learning from the pilot has been carried forward to ensure a robust evidence-led inspection that aims to...

Local Policing+, National, East Ayrshire, North Ayrshire, South Ayrshire 26 Feb 2015
HMICS LP+ Missing Persons - Terms of Reference - January 2015

HMICS – Local Policing+ Inspection: the management of vulnerable adults, children and young people reported missing in Police Scotland Aberdeen Division.

Terms of Reference: 21 January 2015

HMICS...

Local Policing+, National, Aberdeen City 21 Jan 2015

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