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Statement regarding use of term Minor-Attracted Person

  • 31/12/2022 13:05:58
  • Police Scotland has issued the following statement in response to media reporting which misrepresents our position on the term “Minor-Attracted Person”.

Three current and former Police Scotland officers recognised in New Year Honours 2023.

  • 30/12/2022 22:32:30
  • Former Deputy Chief Constable Will Kerr OBE, who left Police Scotland in November, Chief Superintendent Sean Scott (divisional commander for Edinburgh City) and Sharon Milton (who recently retired as Chief Superintendent for Emergency, Event and Resilience Planning) will each receive the King’s Police Medal (KPM).

Appeal following serious assault in Dalkeith

  • 30/12/2022 17:11:31
  • Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a 39-year-old man was seriously assaulted by three men in Eskbank Road, Dalkeith around 9.45pm on Thursday, 29 December, 2022.

Appeal following serious assault in Leith Street in Edinburgh

  • 30/12/2022 14:35:19
  • Detectives in Edinburgh are appealing for information following the serious assault of a man in Leith Street. The assault took place around 7.45pm on Thursday, 29 December 2022 at a bus stop outside the Omni Centre.

Appeal following theft of handbag in Renton, Dumbarton

  • 30/12/2022 10:15:15
  • Officers are appealing for information following the theft of a handbag in Tontine Park, Renton, Dumbarton.

Naloxone administered by Police Scotland officers at more than 100 incidents

  • 29/12/2022 12:57:07
  • Nearly 4,000 kits have been issued so far across seven divisions to operational police constables, sergeants and inspectors, as well as officers in custody centres.

Appeal following one vehicle crash on the A77 near Kirkoswald, Ayrshire

  • 28/12/2022 17:17:16
  • Road policing officers are appealing for information following a one vehicle crash on the A77 near Kirkoswald

Update - Anti-Social Behaviour and Disorder, Dunfermline

  • 28/12/2022 16:35:09
  • Update - Anti-Social Behaviour and Disorder, Dunfermline

Bike Register app provides police with new tool to identify lost and stolen bicycles

  • 28/12/2022 08:58:07
  • Police Scotland has a new tool at its disposal to assist in investigating bike thefts and returning lost and stolen cycles to their rightful owners.

Update on body found at Cellardyke Harbour

  • 27/12/2022 19:35:55
  • Police Scotland can confirm that the man whose body was found on the beach at Cellardyke Harbour around 8.30am on Monday, 26 December, 2022, has now been formally identified.

Appeal for witnesses following attempted murder on Langlands Road, Glasgow

  • 27/12/2022 15:38:08
  • Police were called to reports of a car colliding with parked vehicles, railings and a pedestrian

CCTV images released as part of investigation into racist graffiti, Glasgow

  • 27/12/2022 11:47:15
  • Police Scotland has released two CCTV images of a man officers believe may be able to assist them with an ongoing investigation.

Appeal following robbery at a store in Paisley

  • 26/12/2022 17:14:21
  • Police in Renfrewshire are appealing for information following a robbery at a store in Paisley.

Man named following fatal crash on A75 near Dumfries

  • 26/12/2022 15:32:52
  • Lewis Kearns-Kinnear from Castle Douglas was pronounced dead at the scene following the single vehicle crash near Lochfoot Roundabout

Appeal for information following theft - Braco, Perth and Kinross

  • 26/12/2022 14:13:50
  • Officers are appealing for information after a quad bike and tri-axle trailer was stolen from a premises in Braco.


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