16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence is an international campaign to challenge violence against women and girls. The campaign starts on the 25 November 2020, which is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women, and will be running until 10 December 2020 - Human Rights Day. Local services such as Fife … Continue reading 16 Days of Activism on Violence Against Women Fife 2020
Next month, Police Scotland will be hosting a recruitment drive to try and increase the number of officers from the LGBTI community. This will be an opportunity to learn more about what's involved when joining the Police, as well as officers sharing their own experiences with potential recruits. Learn more here: https://www.heraldscotland.com/news/18868045.police-scotland-bid-address-lack-lgbti-officers/ #EqNews #LocalServices … Continue reading Equality News Update: Herald Scotland: Police Scotland bid to address lack of LGBTI officers
Police Scotland is committed to keeping people safe and protecting all our communities. We understand that daily life adhering to coronavirus (COVID-19 guidelines continues to be challenging for everyone.
Message from Assistant Chief Constable Gary Ritchie – 22nd May 2020 Police Scotland continue to urge victims and witnesses of hate crime to report it during the COVID-19 pandemic. We understand the impact this type of incident can have on individuals, their families, friends and the wider community. Police Scotland is fully committed to keeping … Continue reading POLICE SCOTLAND – MESSAGE TO COMMUNITIES
The Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) has brought unprecedented challenges for the public and communities. I want to reassure Scottish communities who may feel increasingly vulnerable due to the significant changes this pandemic brings to our way of life.
POLICE have launched a crackdown on hate crime against people with disabilities.
POLICE have launched a campaign to crack down on disability hate crime in Monklands.
Police Scotland has secured funding for a three-year mental health and wellbeing project to benefit its officers and staff of its Highland and Islands Division.
A POLICE investigation has been launched after anti-Muslim stickers were put up in Dunfermline.
Police Scotland has today (18 February) launched a campaign aimed at raising awareness of hate crime.
More must be done to help police deal with people who are mentally distressed but who do not need to be detained under the Mental Health Act, a report has found.
Police officers are set to receive specialist training to identify controlling behaviour. Scotland’s new Domestic Abuse Act, which will be introduced next year, will make controlling and coercive behaviours a crime.
The Scottish Government has joined with Police Scotland and the Crown Office (COPFS) to launch a new campaign against hate crime.