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The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC) today issued her annual report for 2021-2022.
A key part of our staff engagement and culture at the PIRC is our charitable giving and this year’s cause is one close to our heart, as we raise funds in memory of a colleague.
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.