Refer every complaint to watchdog, say Scottish Labour

Article in ‘Police Oracle’ regarding complaints about Police and the role of the PIRC:

Public and officers’ lack of faith in the system would be overcome by new policy, party claims

Every complaint made about a Police Scotland officer should go to a beefed-up Police Investigations and Review Commissioner, according to Scottish Labour.

In order to improve the transparency of the misconduct process both internally and externally, the role of professional standards department should be radically reduced.

Labour Shadow Justice Minister Graeme Pearson outlined the plans in an interview with