Coronavirus (COVID-19): Justice Analytical Services data report - August 2020

Third release of a monthly data report on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the justice system in Scotland, including information from Police Scotland, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, courts and prisons.

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101 and 999 call volumes

Total weekly 999 & 101 calls remain below 2019 levels

  • The number of 999 calls has risen through early August before reducing later into the month, while 101 calls continue to fall to their lowest levels seen since March.
  • In the week ending 6th September there were 37,416 calls made.
  • When combined, calls were down 2% on the previous week.
Line graph showing a fall in 101 calls received since March, while 999 calls have risen.
(Week ending)
30th August 2020 6th September 2020
101 calls 25,441 24,964
999 calls 12,622 12,452
Total calls 38,063 37,416



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