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.
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.
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 on 24 February 2017.
Commissioner's report finds Police were justified in use of PAVA spray
The Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) has found that police officers were justified in using PAVA irritant spray to subdue a man they were trying to detain during a drugs search and to prevent him from escaping.
Commissioner's report finds that Police should have made further enquiries to trace 999 caller later found dead
The Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) has found that police officers failed to make diligent enquiries to trace a 72-year-old man who made a 999 call for an ambulance before he was found dead in his home in Inverness the following day.
Commissioner's report finds that police officers showed professionalism in dealing with man who carried out axe attack
The Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) find that two police officers acted courageously and professionally when confronted with a violent man who was armed with knives and intent on suicide.