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Evaluation of Police and Fire Reform: Year 2 Report

DescriptionEvaluation of Police and Fire Reform: Year 2 Report
ISBN9781788510585
Official Print Publication Date
Website Publication DateAugust 10, 2017

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SIPR, What Works Scotland and ScotCen

ISBN 978 1 78851 058 5 (web only publication)
ISSN 2045 6964
PPDAS 266107

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Contents

1 Executive Summary
1.1 Assessment of the case study evidence against the aims of reform for Police Scotland
1.2 Assessment of the case study evidence against the aims of reform for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
1.3 Conclusions, areas for improvement and wider lessons

2 Introduction
2.1 The case study element of the evaluation
2.2 From local voices to global contexts: interpreting the data from the case studies
2.3 How the data for the case studies were collected
2.4 Overview of the report

3 Assessment of case study evidence against the aims of reform for Police Scotland
3.1 Aim 1: To protect and improve local services despite financial cuts
3.1.1 Context
3.1.2 Key findings from case studies
3.2 Aim 2: To create more equal access to specialist support and national capacity
3.2.1 Context
3.2.2 Key findings from case studies
3.3 Aim 3: To strengthen the connection between services and communities they serve
3.3.1 Context
3.3.2 Key findings from case studies
3.4 A changing working environment: The wider impacts and implications of reform for local police officers
3.4.1 Internal communication
3.4.2 Training and career development
3.4.3 Officer morale, retention and well-being

4 Assessment of case study evidence against the aims of reform for the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
4.1 Aim 1: To protect and improve local services despite financial cuts
4.1.1 Context
4.1.2 Key findings from case studies
4.2 Aim 2: To create more equal access to specialist support and national capacity
4.2.1 Context
4.2.2 Key findings from the case studies
4.3 Aim 3: To strengthen the connection between services and the communities they serve
4.3.1 Context
4.3.2 Key findings from the case studies
4.4 A changing working environment: The wider impacts and implications of reform for local firefighters
4.4.1 Internal communication
4.4.2 Training and career development
4.4.3 Firefighter morale, retention and well-being

5 Conclusions, areas for improvement and wider lessons
5.1 Conclusions
5.2 Areas for improvement and wider lessons