Failings identified in police handling of reports of concern for woman later found dead
A report has found that Police Scotland failed to follow standard procedures in dealing with reports of concern for a vulnerable 65-year-old woman, who was later found dead in her Glasgow home. The woman’s body was found at night on 24 February 2017, ten hours after...
The Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) is investigating the use of a Taser and an incapacitantant spray, known as PAVA, on a 28-year-old man by Police Scotland officers during an incident in Bannockburn on 16 September 2018.
A report has found that police failed to make diligent enquiries to trace a 72-year-old man who had made a 999 call for an ambulance before he was found dead in his home, at supported accommodation in Inverness, the following day.
The Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) has recommended that Police Scotland apologises to several people after Firearms Officers pointed their weapons at them and forced one man out of his home and others out of cars at gunpoint.