1920 - 2020: A Century in Review Part 2

Crime bosses, terrorism investigations, and Scottish policing in the entertainment industry. Welcome to the 60s, 70s and 80s in the second part of our Century In Review article series.

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1920 - 2020: A Century in Review Part 1

Serial killers, riots, detectives disguised as babies and ridiculous acts of heroism and derring do. It's been a busy century.

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Drink Driving Mythbusters

There are several common drink driving myths and misconceptions when it comes to alcohol limits, sobering up, and driving the day after a big night out. Here's six myths that we have busted to keep you safe and on the right side of the law this Winter. PC Murdoch 3

Oor Wullie Big Bucket Trail

Since the 17th of June this year, a rather unusual and all too recognisable art exhibition has been on show across Scotland...

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The Mounted Unit: Training Day

We pay another visit to Blairfield Farm to catch up with PC Roz Semple and the fearless steeds of the Mounted Unit


Rural Crime Q&A

We sit down with DI Alan Dron of the Rural Crime Team

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The Detectives: Major Investigations Team Q&A

Meet DI McLeod and DS Grainger of the Major Investigations Team

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Policing the Glasgow European Championships 2018

Meet the officers working on Scotland's latest historic sporting event


Staff Member of the Year 2017

Meet Kenny Milne, winner of the Staff Member of the Year at last year's Excellence Awards


Glasgow Police Museum

Take a trip down memory lane with us as we explore the history of the UK's oldest police force


Our Service Advisors

Providing 24 hour help, support and assistance to the public whenever they need us


Mandate Fraud - What You Need to Know

Knowledge is power, so beat the scammers by knowing their game


First Responders Q&A

We speak to the 999 responders about what it takes to work "The Shift"

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Reaching Out to Young Offenders

Sergeant Hamish MacLean talks about his work at Polmont Young Offenders Institute.

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Wildlife Crime Q&A

We sit down with Sergeant Andy Mavin to discuss Wildlife Crime in Scotland.


Project Servator

All you need to know about Project Servator, a policing tactic designed to deal with everything from pickpockets to terrorists.

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If Home Alone was in Scotland

We take a different look at Home Alone and discover how the circumstances of the film would have been dealt with in modern-day Scotland by Police Scotland.


Bonfire night in Scotland – 9 quick tips

Whether you're planning on celebrating Bonfire Night or attending a Fireworks display, here's nine safety tips.

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Five ways to avoid being a victim of 'phishing'

As part of Get Safe Online week 2017, here's a few some quick tips on how to avoid being a victim to an online phishing scam.

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Q&A: Tackling antisocial behaviour in Torry

We spoke to Inspector Jason Carrigan about the initiative to curb antisocial behaviour in one of Aberdeen's most deprived areas.

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Tracking NPS

Read about the changes in the law regarding New Psychoactive Substances

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Air Support Unit Q&A

The latest in our Q&A sessions sees us quiz the Air Support Unit about all things aviation

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Policing a music festival: TRNSMT Festival (film)

In July 2017 we gained a behind the scenes look at the policing of Scotland's newest and largest music festival, TRNSMT, which took place at Glasgow Green.

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Dog Unit Q&A

In our latest Q&A session, we go on a road trip to a training session with the Dog Unit. Things are about to get hairy.

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What happens when you're a victim of a crime?

We spoke to a victim of a serious assault about their experience of the crime, to giving statements, identifying the culprit and being called to court.

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Dive and Marine Unit Q&A

We take a trip 'doon the water' to Greenock to pick the brains of PC Karen Gordon and find out about the life aquatic.


Photo Gallery of Police Scotland at TRNSMT Festival

A gallery of photographs as we followed officers policing the first ever TRNSMT Festival between 7th-9th July at Glasgow Green.

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999 celebrates it's 80th anniversary - did you know?

With the 80th anniversary of the 999 emergency services number, we've put together some interesting facts about the number, call handling today and what the future has in store.

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Keeping safe at a foreign festival this summer

Personal safety, travel information and festival tips for those travelling to one of the many foreign music festivals this summer.

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Community Empowerment: Get Involved

Find out about the Community Empowerment Act, and how you can get involved in keeping your community safe. 

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SC Duncan: 50 years on the beat

Meet the North East farmer who's spent five decades as a Special Constable.

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How to protect yourself against cybercrime

Following the global cyber-attacks which hit hit over 200,000 people in 150 countries, we explain how you can keep yourself protected from cyber-crime.

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Star Wars Policing 2026

Provide us with your views on the future of policing this Star Wars Day! Watch our Star Wars inspired message.

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In Conversation with the National Missing Person Unit

Chief Inspector Lex Baillie gave us a behind the scenes look at how missing person searches are carried out by Police Scotland.

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Policing 2026 - Communities of the Future

Week 8 of Policing 2026 was looking at “Communities of the Future”. So, what will a community in Scotland and beyond look like by 2026

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'Policing a World Cup Qualifier: Scotland v Slovenia'

On Sunday 26th March 2017 we gained behind the scenes access to the Scotland vs Slovenia World Cup 2018 qualifier at Hampden Park in Glasgow and produced a feature film on how the day unfolded


'Policing 2026: A Healthier Scotland'

Read about how our ten year strategy will deal with the challenges of mental health in the community.


'Meet the Police' prison project having success in Edinburgh

We spoke to PC Tracey Gunn of the 'Meet the Police' project at HMP Edinburgh, which allows the children of prisoners to interact with the police in a positive way.

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Policing the 6 Nations - Diary of a match commander

Chief Inspector Helen Harrison takes us through her first 6 Nations match as Match Commander at the Scotland v Wales fixture at Murrayfield on Saturday 25th February.

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International Women's Day

Read about the proud history of women in the Scottish police service.


Online dating this Valentines Day: Our dos and don'ts!

From dating scams to to that first meetup, here's our dos and don'ts to online dating and keeping safe.

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Burns Night Special Report

In this special feature, to celebrate Burns Night we investigate a series of strange events down Ayrshire way in the vicinity of the Alloway Auld Kirk.

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Wet Weather Driving

In this video, Road Policing Officer PC Raymond Neil gives advice on bad weather driving, and what to do in the event of an aquaplaning incident.

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Behind the Scenes: Football Coordination Unit for Scotland

We took an in-depth look at the activites of FoCUS, policing at football and and how they are preventing disorder at Scottish matches.

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Day in the Life: Violence Reduction Task Force

A day in the life with the Violence Reduction Task Force in Glasgow as officers put themselves on the frontline to execute arrest warrants in the North of city before making arrests as part of a drug warrant in the East.

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Behind the Scenes: Policing the Edinburgh Festival

We spent a day in Edinburgh following officers and learning about the policing of the Edinburgh Festival.

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A Day in the Life: Community Improvement Partnership

We caught up with officers within the Licensing and Violence Reduction Division who told us the challenges of their jobs and the skills you need to work in the police.

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A Day in the Life: Dog Unit

We recently spent a day in the life of the Police Dog Unit in Glasgow's Pollok Park with Constables Kimberley Hill and Phil Farndell to learn a bit more about the role of dog handlers within Police Scotland. 

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A Day in the Life: Dive and Marine Unit

In this week's episode of our Day in the Life series, we met with PC Ewan Alexander, a Diver within the Dive and Marine Unit West, based in Greenock. 

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A Day in the Life: Mounted Unit

We met up with PC Rosalind Semple at Blairfield Farm in East Ayrshire as she took us through what it is like to police within the Mounted Unit and work with horses.

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A Day in the Life: Air Support Unit

We caught up with Constable David McCaig who works as an Air Observer with Police Scotland's Air Support Unit to gain an insight into what it takes to look after Scotland from the skies.

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Police give student safety advice to freshers

Police Scotland visited Paisley to offer safety advice to students at the University of West of Scotland Freshers Fair.

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Scottish Women's Development Forum Awards 2015

The Scottish Women’s Development Forum Awards (SWDF) took place at Police Scotland College, Tulliallan, on Tuesday 15 September 2015.