Our Current Campaigns
Over the past five years assaults on police officers and staff have increased by over 22%. Between April and June 2020, there have been 1,775 reported assaults on officers and staff, that’s around 20 a day.
Our officers and staff are here to keep you and your community safe. Abuse, assault, violence and injury are not part of the job.
Aggressive or threatening behaviour or verbal abuse towards Police Scotland officers and staff is an offence and may result in your arrest.
Find out about how students can start out in the safest way possible, some simple guidance to ensure they protect themselves, and above all keep safe.
1 in 5 people in Scotland identify as having a disability but only 4% of reported hate crime is disability hate crime. We know that it's under-reported. Our #DontTolerateHate campaign encourages both victims and witnesses to report all incidents and help stamp out disability hate crime.
Here you can find out more about online child sexual abuse, how to report it, as well as information for victims, their families and perpetrators.
If you’ve reported domestic abuse, rape or sexual crimes to us, we’d appreciate your feedback on the service we provided.
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