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Armed Policing Quarterly Reports

Armed Policing teams are based across Scotland and are deployed to a wide range of incidents in order to keep people safe.

The attached infographics provide the number of

  • Police Scotland Authorised Firearms Officers (AFOs)
  • Armed Policing Deployments
  • Armed Policing Use of Taser
  • Weaponry Discharges

This information will be updated on a quarterly basis.


*Due to an ongoing live investigation, some data in this report is currently unavailable. The report will be updated as soon as possible.


2019-20 Quarter 1

2019-20 Quarter 2

2019-20 Quarter 3

2019-20 Quarter 4