Police Scotland watchdog feared for staff over Phil Gormley case

The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC) raised concerns over whether former Chief Constable Phil Gormley should return to work, according to documents obtained via a Freedom of Information request by EN4 News. An email sent by Katie … [Read more...]

Police appeal for witnesses after cars vandalised

Police Scotland are appealing for witnesses after two vehicles were seen being vandalised in Dunbar, East Lothian. The incident is believed to have taken place around 8.30pm ,Tuesday 13th March on Belhaven Road.   The suspect is … [Read more...]

Bomb squad investigate suspicious package in Edinburgh

Police were called to Newhaven Road last night following reports of a suspicious item found in a bus shelter. The Explosive Ordnance Team were sent to the scene, cordoning off part of the street while they investigated. Witnesses posted pictures and … [Read more...]

Chief Constable Phil Gormley resigns

Phil Gormley has quit as Police Scotland Chief Constable with immediate effect amidst multiple misconduct/bullying probes into his time as Chief Constable. He has been on special leave since last September. Gormley said in a statement … [Read more...]

Police make four arrests after drug seizes in Midlothian

Four arrests have been made following a drug seize from two cars in Midlothian. At around 11:35am on Monday, police officers searched a Peugeot car in Mayfield and seized 2.6g of cocaine and 2.6g of cannabis. A 65-year-old man and a 24-year-old … [Read more...]

Teenager charged in connection with assault of 12-year-old girl in Livingston

A teenager has been charged in connection with an assault on a 12-year-old girl after a video was posted on social media. The incident took place in Ladywell, Livingston at around 8pm on Saturday. Police are said to be following a positive line of … [Read more...]

Man charged with Edinburgh nightclub assault

A man has been charged with an assault which took place in Edinburgh city centre last year. A 22-year-old man suffered serious facial injuries after an attack at Opal nightclub on George Street in August 2017. The 25-year-old male will appear … [Read more...]

Scottish police officers want firearms according to study

A study shows police in Scotland feel “vulnerable to spontaneous violence”. A survey carried out by the Scottish Police Federation (SPF) on roughly 4,200 Scottish police officers, has revealed that they would feel safer with handguns to protect … [Read more...]

£160,000 worth of drugs seized at Scottish railway stations

Drugs have been recovered at three of Scotland’s busiest stations in the past week. Police seized £80,000 of cannabis at Edinburgh Waverley station last week. A 45-year-old man was arrested. Two days later, a 56-year-old man was detained at … [Read more...]

Scottish man tortured in India

30-year old Jagtar Singh Johal was arrested on November 4 in India. He allegedly had a sack thrown over his head and was bundled into a police van whilst out shopping in Jalandhar in the state of Punjab.   It is believed that the Scot has … [Read more...]