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    Police Scotland launch airguns amnesty campaign

    From BBC Website 20/05/2016 Police are launching an airgun amnesty ahead of new laws which make it illegal to possess one without a licence. Seventy-two police stations across Scotland will be accepting the weapons during the three-week campaign from 23 May until 12 June. [...]

    Police Scotland officers ‘owed 25,036 rest days’

    By Catriona Webster on 16/05/2016 in The Scotsman Police Scotland has been urged to do more to tackle the “frightening” number of rest days owed to officers. Figures obtained by radio station LBC found that as of March this year 25,036 rest days were owed to serving [...]

    Police Scotland earns £1.8m from training foreign officers

    By Chris Foote on 13th May 2016 via STV News Police Scotland has made nearly £1.8m training officers from countries including Pakistan and South Sudan. The force earns the money through Scottish and UK Government contracts, as well as deals with foreign governments. Police [...]