Monitoring and improving policing in Scotland
Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary for Scotland (HMICS) exists to assure Scottish Parliament and the people of Scotland as to the effectiveness and efficiency of the police service in Scotland.
Andy Cowie has taken up the post as the Assistant HMI of Constabulary, which is a Ministerial appointment.
In December 2012, the Cabinet Secretary asked HM Inspectorate of Constabulary Scotland to carry out an inquiry into the Platform...
The Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 seeks to place local communities at the heart of the provision of police and fire and...
Tell Me Scotland
HMICS reports are available on Scotland’s national public information notices (PINS) portal.
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