The role of the Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) was introduced in 2013 at the same time as the single Police Service of Scotland was established.

The Commissioner, who is appointed by Scottish Ministers, is independent of the police and delivers a free and impartial service. The role of the PIRC is to independently investigate incidents involving the police and independently review the way the police handle complaints from the public. Our aim is to secure public confidence in policing in Scotland.

 

What we do

In this section you can find out more about what we do in relation to both investigations and complaint handling reviews.

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Who we are: The Executive Team

Find out about the Commissioner and her Senior Management Team in these short biographies. You can also find out about the composition of the Commissioner's staff.

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Our organisation

Work with us

A career with the PIRC offers a wide variety of interesting roles from Investigator to Review Officer, to finance and communications.

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