Sunday, May 29, 2016

IAN RANKIN has paid tribute to a police dog named after his famous fictional detective - after it was mown down by a police...

SCOTLAND'S top forensic scientist has revealed that her Saturday job in a butcher's helped inspire her career dealing with the dead. Professor Sue Black has...

MASSIVE increases in seizures of heroin, cannabis and tablets across Scotland’s prisons have been revealed by prison officials. The quantity of heroin seized in Scottish...

A SCOTS student has become the world’s first “forensic jeweller” - using her expert knowledge of precious trinkets to help police around the world...

A SUCCESSFUL driving instructor believes jealousy could have led to her car being petrol bombed - using an Irn Bru bottle. Linda Gavin, from Kirkcaldy,...

MORE than £11,000 of taxpayer cash has been spent on wigs, wig boxes and gowns for legal staff in the past three years. In spite...

PRISONERS are being sent on home leave even though they don’t have homes to go to - at an average cost of £3,600 each. Jail...

THE Scottish Prison Service have revealed that one of their guard dogs wagged its tail so enthusiastically that it required medical attention. The prison service...

A ROAD rage video shows a car driver swerve in front of a tanker carrying 40,000 litres of petrol - and then pull over...

ONE of the luxurious private limousines used by Glasgow’s Lord Provost was uninsured for at least three weeks, according to the government’s official database. The...

Following the success of a UK wide initiative to highlight the scope and scale of metal theft, the Scottish Government’s business resilience delivery arm...

PRISON officers last year seized more than 60 weapons improvised using the blades from plastic safety razors. New figures from the Scottish Prison Service show...

SCOTLAND’S police watchdog “squandered” £70,000 on research projects - including one which discovered hardly anyone knows who they are. The Scottish Police Authority (SPA) is...

POLICE Scotland has been condemned after using an openly armed officer to deal with a driver not wearing a seatbelt.     A picture of the incident...

SIR Stephen House set up his own private company in his final weeks on the job as chief constable of Police Scotland. House’s time as...

POLICE mugshots of innocent people are being kept on file for up to 12 years, it has been revealed. Photographing an individual after an arrest...

BANNING “offensive” chanting at football matches has made the problem of sectarianism worse, according to a Scots criminologist. Dr Stuart Waiton says the 2011 law...

A RENOWNED Scots theatre has come up with a “new and different” way of preventing hardened criminals from reoffending - teaching them drama therapy. Dangerous...

A MIDWIFE who drugged 15 pregnant women has been struck off and told she showed “harmful, deep-seated behaviour”. Kirsteen Stewart was found guilty of deliberately...

SOME of Scotland’s most dangerous prisoners have been taking part in yoga classes and doing breathing exercises in a bid to control their violent...
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