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HMICS Audit and Assurance Review - Facial Search - Terms of Reference

Audit and Assurance Review: Police Scotland’s use of the Facial Search capabilities within the UK Police National Database (PND) Terms of Reference

The aim of this review will be to consider the state, effectiveness and efficiency of the arrangements surrounding the...

National, Audit & Assurance Review 04 Aug 2015
Questionnaire - HMICS Review of Call Handling in Scotland

HMICS is undertaking a review of police call handling across Scotland and is conducting an online questionnaire...

National, Review of Policing 29 Jul 2015
HMICS Call Handling Assurance Review - Terms of Reference

HMICS Police Scotland - Call Handling

Terms of Reference for HMICS Assurance Review

HMICS has published its Terms of Reference for its assurance review of Police Scotland’s Call Handling.

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National, Review of Policing 22 Jul 2015
HMICS Scrutiny Plan 2015-16

Our Annual Scrutiny Plan for 2015-16 sets out how HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) will meet its statutory purpose to inquire into the state, efficiency and effectiveness of both the Police...

National, HMICS Corporate Document 02 Jul 2015
Local Policing+ Inspection of the Approach to Missing Person Investigations in Aberdeen City Division

The aim of this inspection was to assess the state, effectiveness and efficiency of the investigative arrangements for adults, children and young people reported missing in Police Scotland Aberdeen City Division. Whilst we have inspected the approach to investigation through the lens of local...

Local Policing+, National, Aberdeen City 22 Jun 2015
User experiences of working with the police in relation to vulnerable people who go missing in the Aberdeen area

A joint report for HMICS by Children in Scotland and Scottish Institute for Policing Research

Local Policing+, National, Aberdeen City 22 Jun 2015
Local Policing+ Inspection Programme - Inspection of custody centre located in Aberdeen City Division

We inspected Kittybrewster in March 2015. This was an unannounced inspection during which we assessed the physical environment at Kittybrewster, interviewed detainees and custody staff, observed key processes and reviewed the custody records of those detained at the time of our inspection. We...

Local Policing+, National, Aberdeen City 14 May 2015
Local Policing+ Inspection Programme - Inspection of Aberdeen City Division

This inspection, which forms part of our published scrutiny programme, is the second in our Local Policing+ inspection programme. It follows our first local policing inspection of Ayrshire Division and our pilot inspection in Fife. This inspection aims to assess the state, effectiveness and...

Local Policing+, National, Aberdeen City 14 May 2015
HMICS Custody inspection framework

This document sets out the inspection framework used by HMICS in our police custody inspections.

National, HMICS Corporate Document 13 May 2015
HMICS - Audit and Assurance Review of Stop and Search - Phase 1

The aim of this audit and assurance review was to assess the state, efficiency and effectiveness of the processes for recording stop and search activity within Police Scotland and the associated procedures for supervision, audit and governance. We also examined the impact of the performance...

National, Audit & Assurance Review 30 Mar 2015

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