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17 July 2019 | Investigations
PIRC Report: Serious injury following police contact
In the early hours of Saturday 27 April 2019, a 25-year-old woman was arrested in Glasgow following a report of a disturbance. The woman struggled violently with arresting officers making it impossible to conduct a thorough search of her at that time.
Serious injury following police contact, Fife, 22 June 2018
On Friday 22 June 2018, Police Scotland officers arrested a 34-year-old man at his home in Fife. The Police National Computer (PNC) showed that he was wanted for interview as a suspect for a robbery and breach of bail which happened on 24 April 2018.
Discharge of PAVA irritant spray, Fraserburgh Police Station, 16 November 2018
About 2145 hours on Friday 16 November 2018, within the Custody Suite at Fraserburgh Police Station, an officer of Police Scotland discharged PAVA irritant spray at a 39-year-old man on two occasions during a violent struggle in a police cell.
PIRC Report: Police use of Taser was not reasonable or necessary
About 1830 hours on Sunday 16 September 2018, in Quakerfield, Bannockburn, officers of Police Scotland discharged PAVA incapacitant spray and a Conducted Energy Device (CED) Taser at a 28-year-old man.
PIRC REPORT: Recommendations made to Police on the handling of missing person reports in response to man's death
At 1805 hours on Wednesday 10 October 2018, a 37-year-old man was found dead in a bedroom of his home in Glasgow. Police officers had forced entry following concerns raised about the man by care staff.