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Independent advisory group on emerging technologies in policing: workstreams

Published: 14 Oct 2021

Remit and membership of the Independent advisory group on emerging technologies in policing's workstreams.

Published:
14 Oct 2021
Independent advisory group on emerging technologies in policing: workstreams

Four separate workstreams have been set up to help with the work of the Independent advisory group on emerging technologies in policing. Remit and membership can be found below.

Legal framework and ethical standards workstream

Remit

This workstream has been set up to look at existing legal frameworks, explore good practices and look at the role of ethics panels within Police Scotland.

Membership

  • Dr Liz Aston, Edinburgh Napier University
  • Professor Burkhard Schafer, University of Edinburgh
  • Jenny Brotchie, Information Commissioner's Office
  • Dr Angela Daly, University of Strathclyde
  • Diego Quiroz, Scottish Human Rights Commission
  • Irene Henery, Equality and Human Rights Commission
  • Andrew Alexander, Law Society of Scotland
  • Aidan Curran, Scottish Police Authority
  • Tatora Mukushi, Academic
  • Dr Marion Oswald, Northumbria University
  • Brian Plastow, Scottish Biometrics Commissioner
  • ACC Alan Speirs, Police Scotland

Evidence and scientific standards workstream

Remit

The Evidence and scientific standards workstream has been set up to conduct an extensive review of cybersecurity matters, including gathering, storage, analysis and usage of digital evidence. Another role of the workstream is to understand key areas of developing practice in the gathering of digital evidence, including those related to body cameras, mobile phone analysis and data sharing.

Membership

  • Professor Bill Buchanan, Edinburgh Napier University
  • Georgie Henley, techUK
  • Sam Curran, Scottish Police Authority
  • Stephen Roberts, Home Office Accelerated Capability Environment
  • Dr Matthias Wienroth, University of Northumbria
  • Superintendent Stevie Dolan, Police Scotland

Consultation and community engagement workstream

Remit

This workstream has been set up to consider the role of public engagement in supporting police legitimacy, consent and public confidence as new and emerging technologies are considered which change operational policing in Scotland.

Membership

  • Kirsty-Louise Campbell, Police Scotland
  • Mike Callaghan, COSLA
  • Lorraine Gillies, Scottish Community Safety Network
  • Nick Bland, Edinburgh Napier University
  • Representative, COSLA
  • Representative, Children and Young People‚Äôs Commissioner Scotland
  • Professor Andrew Wooff, Edinburgh Napier University
  • Fiona Garven, Scottish Community Development Centre
  • Parveen Khan, CEMVO Scotland
  • Annie Cook, Democratic Society
  • Eve Georgina, Scottish Government, Victim Support Scotland
  • Chief Superintendent Matt Richards, Body Worn Video Programme, Police Scotland
  • Davina Fereday, Research and Insight Manager, Police Scotland
  • Kevin Ditcham, Insight and Engagement Lead, Police Scotland

Oversight, scrutiny and review workstream

Remit

This workstream has been convened to identify and/or document existing mechanism and map any gaps in this area.

Membership

  • Scott Ross, Scottish Police Authority
  • Elaine Galbraith, Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland
  • Naomi McAuliffe, Amnesty International
  • Diego Quiroz, Scottish Human Rights Commission
  • Dr Genevieve Lennon, University of Strathclyde
  • Dennis Hamill, Police Scotland Chief Data Officer
  • Sam Curran, Scottish Police Authority