There has been an “abject failure” over PPE provision and guidance for police, the body that represents rank and file officers has claimed.
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Rowan Atkinson is among the high-profile figures to have signed a letter expressing opposition to the Scottish Government’s Hate Crime Bill.
The Faculty of Advocates has raised concerns over “unintended consequences” for freedom of speech contained within the draft hate crimes Bill.
Controversial new legislation on hate crime could mean police officers have to determine what amounts to free speech, the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) has warned.
The top police officer in Scotland has expressed "reservations" about controversial new coronavirus quarantine rules, and revealed his officers would only play a limited role in enforcing them.
Two north-east experts are to provide specialist advice about risks and the safeguards needed by police staff during the coronavirus pandemic.
Shocking new figures show a rise in the number of police staff injured on duty – with some being attacked and bitten by criminals.
AN Aberdeen safety group has called on Scotland's new police chief to protect community policing in the North-east.