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Consultation on a Draft Code of Practice for Stop and Search: Analysis of Responses

Consultation on a Draft Code of Practice for Stop and Search: Analysis of Responses

Friday, November 4, 2016

ISBN: 9781786525703

Analysis of Consultation Responses

Executive Summary

Between 21 March and 15 July 2016, the Scottish Government undertook a public consultation on a draft Code of Practice to underpin the use of police powers to stop and search in Scotland. The consultation received 38 responses for a range of organisations and individuals. This report analyses these responses.