Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of Weekly Roundup, bringing you the best in Scottish policing news from the past seven days.
We were delighted to announce the appointment of three new Assistant Chief Constables this week, with Gillian MacDonald, Angie McLaren and Alan Speirs taking up the posts. Susan Deacon, Chair of the SPA said, “These individuals are accomplished police leaders in Scotland and will, I am sure, make a significant contribution to shaping and developing Police Scotland in the period to come."
Also this week, we paid a visit to the Glasgow Police Museum, and you can read all about our trip down memory lane here.
Meanwhile, in South Aberdeenshire no less than fourteen people were charged last weekend in a crackdown on violence and antisocial behaviour, three men were arrested for drink driving in the Borders area, Roger Crossan was sentenced to 21 years for murdering his partner and leaving her body to decompose in an Edinburgh flat, three were arrested in connection with the murder of Steven Donaldson, and a man was given nine years and placed on the sex offenders register for life after abusing two girls in South Edinburgh.
Elsewhere, a man was jailed for causing the death of his baby daughter, a 24-year old was arrested and charged for attempted robbery in Hawick, an individual was charged in connection with multiple frauds in Selkirk and Greenlaw, and a man was sentenced to three and a half years at Aberdeen Sheriff Court for housebreaking.
And finally, this week Police Scotland are throwing their support behind Give Blood’s #MissingType campaign, which aims to fill in the gaps in badly needed blood type donations.
That's it for this week, folks. Have a great weekend, stay safe, and we'll see you again next Friday.
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