The Scottish Police Federation represents all police officers in the ranks of constable, sergeant, inspector and chief inspector, police cadets and special constables; over 18,500 people, 98% of all police officers in Scotland.
With just two weeks until the annual Scottish Police Federation Bravery Awards, today we continue highlighting the superb stories of our Courageous Colleagues from across the country who have won an award at the event on 30 November.
Ordinary people doing an extraordinary job. #ItsWhatWeDo
PC Scott Douglas was off duty when he saved the life of a woman trying to jump from a motorway bridge.
A Police Scotland officer who prevented a suicidal woman from jumping from a bridge has won a Scottish Police Federation Bravery Award.
PC Scott Douglas was off duty and driving his ten-year-old daughter towards the bridge that crossed the M80 at Condoratt in Cumbernauld when he saw a commotion on the road ahead.
Members of the public had stopped to help as a woman had climbed over the barriers and was being held back by another woman. (more…)