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Revised statutory guidance for handling complaints about the police in Scotland has been issued by the PIRC.
A public consultation regarding new legislation on the handling of complaints against the police is now live.
Each financial year PIRC select a charity to support over the course of the year and Chris’s House were the beneficiaries for the year 2021/22.
We are investigating an incident involving a 40-year-old man in Inverness on 31 March 2022.
The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner highlights positive outcomes of continuing to foster more of a learning culture within policing and pays tribute to PIRC staff.
An independent investigation has found that police officers acted appropriately during their multiple interactions with a man, who later sustained serious injuries due to a fall.
An independent investigation has concluded that police officers were justified in discharging their Tasers during a violent incident in which a man tried to attack one of their colleagues.
An independent investigation has found that two police officers displayed bravery in tackling a man armed with a large meat cleaver.
As part of Mental Health Awareness Week 2021, the Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) is delighted to announce our staff have chosen to support Chris’s House as our charity of the year 2021-22.
The PIRC 2021-22 Business Plan, outlining the organisation’s key priorities for the year ahead, has been published.
Two summarised reports have been published by the Review Team this week, addressing a total of four complaints about Police Scotland.
Seven summarised reports have been published by the Review Team this week, addressing a total of 27 complaints about Police Scotland.