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HMICS Local Policing+ Inspection of the Investigative Approach to Rape in Fife Division

This aim of this inspection was to assess the state, effectiveness and efficiency of Police Scotland’s approach to the investigation of rape. Whilst we have examined the investigative approach through the lens of local policing in Fife, we have also had regard to the national approach to rape...

Local Policing+, National, Fife 22 Dec 2014
HMICS Annual Report 2013-14

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 2013 to 31 March 2014 and follows...

National, HMICS Annual Report 19 Dec 2014
HMICS Crime Audit 2014

The aim of our audit was 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 the Scottish Government’s Counting Rules. The results of the audit will provide the...

National, Audit & Assurance Review 12 Nov 2014
HMICS - Review of Scottish Police Authority - Terms of Reference

HMICS REVIEW OF SCOTTISH POLICE AUTHORITY

HMICS has published its Terms of Reference for its first review of the Scottish Police Authority.

HMICS made a commitment in its Scrutiny Plan for 2014-15 to...

National, Continuous Improvement Review 07 Nov 2014
HMICS - Audit and Assurance Review of Stop and Search: Phase 1 - Terms of Reference

HMICS REVIEW OF STOP AND SEARCH

HMICS has published its Terms of Reference for the first phase of its Audit and Assurance Review of Stop and Search activity within Police Scotland.

The overall aim of...

National, Audit & Assurance Review 30 Oct 2014
Joint thematic review of MAPPA in Scotland Terms of Reference

HMICS and the Care Inspectorate have given a commitment to work collaboratively with other scrutiny bodies to undertake a proportionate, risk-based and intelligence led review of the multi-agency public protection...

National, Audit & Assurance Review 29 Oct 2014
HMICS - Review of Standing Firearms Authority for Armed Response Vehicle Crews within Police Scotland

The aim of this review is to assess the current practices by Police Scotland in relation to the Standing Authority for the Issue and Carriage of Firearms in terms of the compliance with the relevant guidance, procedures and recognised best practice.

Our assessment has been informed...

National, Audit & Assurance Review 27 Oct 2014
HMICS Local Policing+ Pilot Inspection of Fife Division

This inspection, which forms part of our published scrutiny programme, was conducted as a pilot to test our methodology of the Local Policing+ inspection programme, whilst at the same time undertaking a robust evidence-led inspection of Fife Division. The learning from the pilot will inform our...

Local Policing+, Fife 16 Oct 2014
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

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