FREED TO ROAM Almost 100,000 suspected violent criminals and sex offenders released without restrictions after police bail rule axed
Almost 100,000 suspected violent thugs and sex beasts have been freed to roam the streets with no restrictions since 2017, a probe has revealed. Amongst those released are people accused of the most serious crimes, including rape and murder. Figures released under the Freedom of Information Act showed suspects had been freed under a system known as Released Under Investigation (RUI).
Nicola Sturgeon’s claim that violent crime is at 40-year low is False
Nicola Sturgeon has appeared regularly across the British media as her party outlines its vision for Scotland before the general election. She answered questions from listeners to Radio 5 Live on Monday 2 December, who covered topics including Brexit, Scottish independence and the SNP’s domestic record in Scotland.
Police Scotland launch Festive Campaign in East Renfrewshire
Police Scotland have launched their annual Festive Campaign within East Renfrewshire alongside a variety of partner agencies and local businesses. The festive period is traditionally a time of the year that can see a rise in demand for emergency services. Additional events will take place within East Renfrewshire which will attract members of the public, due to the time of year. The overall objective of the Festive Campaign mirrors the purpose of Police Scotland, namely; to improve the safety and wellbeing of people, places and communities in East Renfrewshire.
Moray police in 16 Days of Action against gender-based violence
Police in Moray are taking part in the nationwide 16 Days of Action campaign launched last week which aims to eradicate gender-based violence. Police Scotland say gender-based violence is under-reported. The force is working with partners at various events across the country until December 10 to raise awareness and encourage anyone who feels they’ve been a victim or knows of a victim to report incidents to police. The multi-agency campaign highlights the connection between human rights and domestic violence. Elgin-based Inspector Neil Campbell said dealing with domestic violence was daily business for the community policing team, who are the first responders in domestic violence reports. Insp Campbell said: “We deal with domestic abuse on a daily basis. Domestic abuse is given a high priority across the division and across the whole of Scotland. It’s reviewed and actioned every day.