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.
Serious injury following police contact in Falkirk, 28 April 2018
On the evening of Saturday 28 April 2018, a 41-year old-man was arrested by Police Scotland officers in the public foyer area of Falkirk Police Station, West Bridge Street, Falkirk. During the course of his arrest, a struggle took place and the man was forcibly taken to the ground by a police officer and sustained a fractured knee cap.
PIRC Investigation: Commissioner investigates circumstances of death of 40-year-old woman in Dalkeith
We are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 40-year-old woman, whose body was found at a house in Dalkeith on 12 February 2019.
The investigation will focus on the actions of the police following calls made to the police control room prior to her death.
The matter was referred to the PIRC by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) and a report will be submitted to them in due course.”
27 March 2019 | Investigations
Serious injury after police contact in Troon on 18 October 2018
About 0030 hours on Thursday 18 October 2018, a car which was being pursued by police crashed into a wall in Beach Road, Troon, injuring the male driver and seriously injuring a woman who was a front seat passenger.