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  • 31 March 2022 | Investigations

    PIRC investigation: incident involving a 40-year-old man in Inverness on 31 March 2022

    We are investigating an incident involving a 40-year-old man in Inverness on 31 March 2022. Our investigation will focus on the police contact throughout the incident, with the man who is currently under arrest and receiving treatment in hospital. The incident was referred to us by Police Scotland and once our investigation is concluded, a report will be sent to the Chief Constable.

  • 30 March 2022 | Investigations

    PIRC investigation: death of a 37-year-old man from Fife whose body was discovered on 21 March 2022

    The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has instructed us to investigate the circumstances of the death of a 37-year-old man from Fife whose body was discovered on 21 March 2022. At the conclusion of our investigation a report will be sent to COPFS.

  • 28 March 2022 | Investigations

    PIRC investigation: death of 26-year-old man in Glasgow Royal Infirmary on 22 March 2022

    The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has instructed us to investigate the circumstances of the death of a 26-year-old man in Glasgow Royal Infirmary on 22 March 2022. He was taken to hospital from the public area of Stewart Street police station. At the conclusion of our investigation a report will be sent to COPFS.

  • 28 March 2022 | Investigations

    PIRC investigation: death of 20 year old man from North Ayrshire on 26 February 2022

    The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has instructed us to investigate the circumstances of the death of a 20-year-old man from North Ayrshire whose body was discovered near Ardeer on Saturday 26 February 2022. At the conclusion of our investigation a report will be sent to COPFS.

  • 08 June 2021 | Investigations

    PIRC Investigation: discharge of Taser in Livingston on 29 May 2021

    We are investigating the discharge of a Taser device by a Police Scotland officer during an incident in Livingston on 29 May 2021.

    As is standard procedure with the discharge of all Tasers, the matter was referred to us by Police Scotland and once our investigation is concluded a report will be sent to the Chief Constable.

  • 08 June 2021 | Investigations

    PIRC Investigation: serious injury to 35-year-old woman in Saltcoats on 19 May 2021

    We are investigating the serious injury of a 35-year-old woman while in custody in Saltcoats on 19 May 2021.

    Our investigation will focus on the police contact with the woman throughout the incident.

    The incident was referred to us by Police Scotland and once our investigation is concluded, a report will be sent to the Chief Constable.

     

  • 26 May 2021 | Investigations

    PIRC Investigation: discharge of Taser device during arrest of 27-year-old man in Southerness on Tuesday 11 May 2021

    We are investigating the discharge of a Taser device by a Police Scotland officer during the arrest of a 27-year-old man in Southerness on Tuesday 11 May 2021.

    As is standard procedure with the discharge of all Tasers, the matter was referred to us by Police Scotland and once our investigation is concluded a report will be sent to the Chief Constable.

     

  • 26 May 2021 | Investigations

    PIRC Investigation: death of 44-year-old man in Glasgow on Friday 23 April 2021

    We are investigating the circumstances of the death of a 44-year-old man after his body was found at a flat in Glasgow on Friday 23 April 2021.

    Our investigation will focus on the actions of Police Scotland officers in the lead up the man’s death.

    The matter was referred to us by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) and once our investigation is concluded, a report with our findings will be submitted to the COPFS in due course.

     

  • 13 May 2021 | Investigations

    PIRC Investigation: death of 83-year-old man in Glasgow on 22 April 2021

    We are investigating the circumstances of the death of an 83-year-old man following the discovery of his body at an address in Glasgow on 22 April 2021.

    Our investigation will focus on the police interaction with the man in the lead up to his death.

    The matter was referred to us by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) and once our investigation is concluded, a report with our findings will be submitted to the COPFS for consideration.

  • 13 May 2021 | Investigations

    PIRC Investigation: death of 80-year-old man in Glasgow on Friday 23 April 2021

    We are investigating the circumstances of the death of an 80-year-old man following the discovery of his body at an address in Glasgow on Friday 23 April 2021.

    Our investigation will focus on the police interaction with the man in the lead up to his death.

    The matter was referred to us by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) and once our investigation is concluded, a report with our findings will be submitted to the COPFS for consideration.