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Pirc investigation underway after police shoot woman with baton round

An investigation is underway after police shot a woman with a non-lethal bullet used to subdue suspects known as a baton round.The incident took place at Craigmillar Castle last Saturday.The 48-year-old who was arrested at the locus was not...

Police ‘watchdog’ investigate following death of man in Musselburgh

The Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC) is looking into the circumstances following the death of a 25-year-old man whose body was recovered from the harbour in Musselburgh on Friday, October 13.Officers were in contact with...

Chief Constable Phil Gormley is under investigation by PIRC

Police Scotland's Chief Constable Phil Gormley is the subject of an investigation by the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC) following an allegation regarding his conduct. The investigation followed a referral by the Scottish PoliceMr Gormley said he was...

Police watchdog probe after pensioner found seriously ill

The Police Investigations & Review Commissioner (PIRC) has begun an investigation into the initial police response after a 73-year-old man was found seriously ill at a property in Edinburgh on 19 April 2016.He remains...


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