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Appeal for witnesses following fatal road traffic collision in Livingston
The Police Investigation and Review Commissioner (PIRC) are appealing for witnesses following a fatal road traffic collision involving a police vehicle in Livingston.
PIRC Annual Report 2021-2022
The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC) today issued her annual report for 2021-2022.
PIRC announces Myeloma UK as charity of the year 2022-23
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.
PIRC revise Statutory Guidance for police complaint handling
Revised statutory guidance for handling complaints about the police in Scotland has been issued by the PIRC.
Public consultation begins
A public consultation regarding new legislation on the handling of complaints against the police is now live.
PIRC charity cheque presentation
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.
PIRC investigation: incident involving a 40-year-old man in Inverness on 31 March 2022
We are investigating an incident involving a 40-year-old man in Inverness on 31 March 2022.
Annual Report 2020-21: continuing to foster more of a learning culture within policing
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.
Police interactions with man in Edinburgh appropriate
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.
Police justified in use of Taser against armed man during violent incident
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.
Police officers showed bravery in tackling man armed with meat cleaver
An independent investigation has found that two police officers displayed bravery in tackling a man armed with a large meat cleaver.
PIRC announces Chris’s House as charity of the year 2021-22
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.