1. Consultation paper

    15 Nov 2021

    Bail and release from custody arrangements: consultation

    Consultation on the use of remand and arrangements around release from custody - two areas which we consider have the potential to contribute to a shift in how prison and imprisonment is used in a modern Scotland.

  2. Factsheet

    29 Sep 2021

    Recorded Crime Statistics in Scotland: user guide

    Provides detailed information on the Recorded Crime in Scotland statistical bulletin series. It is designed to be a useful reference guide with explanatory notes regarding issues and classifications which are crucial to the production and presentation of crime statistics in Scotland

  3. Consultation paper

    21 Oct 2020

    National guidance for child protection - revised: consultation

    Consultation on a revised version of the National Guidance for Child Protection to ensure it is consistent with the legislative and policy framework and current practice developments. The current version of the National Guidance for Child Protection was published in 2014.

  4. Research and analysis

    15 Oct 2020

    Child trafficking: research

    Research on the routes and circumstances of children and young people who have been identified as victims of trafficking and exploitation in Scotland, and their experiences of support services.