Police use of baton round found necessary and proportionate during axe incident
The use of a baton round launcher by Police Scotland to help disarm a woman wielding an axe was necessary and proportionate, a report by the Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) has found.
Information from 999 call was not passed on properly to police officers prior to man being found dead
A report by the Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) has found that a Police Scotland controller failed to pass accurate and relevant information to officers following a 999 report of a disturbance at a flat in Edinburgh, where a 51-year-old man was later found dead.
PIRC Investigation: Commissioner investigates PAVA discharge in Edinburgh
We are investigating an incident where an incapacitant spray, known as PAVA, was discharged by an officer from Police Scotland at a 27 year old man in Edinburgh on 31 October 2018.
As is standard procedure, the case was referred to the PIRC by Police Scotland and a report will be submitted to them in due course.
16 November 2018 | Investigations
Police displayed extreme bravery and professionalism during incident in which two officers stabbed
A report has found that two police officers who were stabbed and the officers who came to their aid displayed extreme bravery, professionalism and sound judgement during an incident in Greenock on 1 June 2018.