14 May 2021
14 May 2021
03 May 2021
The PIRC 2021-22 Business Plan, outlining the organisation’s key priorities for the year ahead, has been published. Commissioner Michelle Macleod has commended staff for coping during COVID-19 and is cautiously optimistic for the next 12 months.Read more
16 November 2020
The PIRC Annual Report and Accounts has highlighted a culture of learning and development as key to improving confidence in policing in Scotland.
The report, published today, also points to more constructive engagement with policing bodies.Read more
11 November 2020
The final report of an independent review of complaints, investigations and misconduct issues in relation to policing in Scotland has been published today.
The report by Dame Elish Angiolini was commissioned by the Cabinet Secretary for Justice and the Lord Advocate in June 2018.
Commissioner Michelle Macleod provides her response to the findings made by Dame Angiolini.Read more
26 June 2020
27 May 2020
20 August 2019
Senior Solicitor Michelle Macleod has taken up her position as Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC).
Michelle, who was appointed by the Cabinet Secretary in June, started her five-year term as Commissioner on Saturday 17 August 2019. She was previously Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector for the Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland.Read more