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|HMICS Review of Legacy Inspection Recommendations, 2014||
The aim of this review was to assess all outstanding recommendations from HMICS thematic inspections conducted since 2008 to ensure all relevant improvement activity has been captured and taken forward by Police...
|National, Thematic Review||21 Jul 2014|
|HMICS Thematic Review of CONTEST Prepare 2013||
The aim of this Thematic Review was to follow-up on the progress made against recommendations from previous HMICS CONTEST...
|National, Thematic Review||27 Jun 2014|
|HMICS Corporate Strategy 2014-2017||
Our Corporate Strategy for 2014-17 sets out how HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) will operate over the next three years. We will build on 157 years of history as a credible, competent and...
|HMICS Corporate Document||02 May 2014|
|HM Inspectorate of Constabulary for Scotland: Review of Incident and Crime Recording - December 2013||
It is essential that the public are confident that crimes are recorded accurately and ethically by the police, and that Police Scotland uses reliable crime data to effectively deploy its resources to maximise community safety. HMICS has conducted a national review of incident and crime...
|HMICS Corporate Document||13 Dec 2013|
|A thematic inspection of the development of local police plans and local fire and rescue plans and associated arrangements for local scrutiny and engagement||
The Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012 seeks to place local communities at the heart of the provision of police and fire and rescue services. This review by HM Inspectorate of Constabulary for Scotland (HMICS...
|National, Thematic Inspection||23 May 2013|
|Independent Peer Review of HM Inspectorate of Constabulary for Scotland||
The purpose of the review was to provide independent commentary on the approach adopted by HMICS and an assessment of its relevance to and impact on policing in Scotland in the context of police reform.
|National, HMICS Corporate Document||02 Apr 2013|
|HMICS Programmed Work Plan 2013-2014||
HMICS – Programmed Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2013-2014
|National, HMICS Corporate Document||11 Mar 2013|
|Best Value: Central Scotland Police and Central Scotland Joint Police Board||
Best Value Audit and Inspection of Central Scotland Police and Central Scotland Joint Police Board carried out by Audit Scotland and HMICS.
|Clackmannanshire, Best Value Audit and Inspection, Falkirk, Stirling||05 Jul 2012|
|Best Value: Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary and Police Authority||
Best Value Audit and Inspection of Dumfries and Galloway Constabulary and Police Authority conducted by Audit Scotland and HMICS.
|Dumfries & Galloway, Best Value Audit and Inspection||28 Jun 2012|
|HMICS eBulletin - No.2||
Our second eBulletin providing updates on the Scottish policing performance project, HMICS website and latest publications.
|National, eBulletin||30 May 2012|