Code of practice for stop and search in Scotland: six-month review

Report on behalf of the Independent Advisory Group on Stop and Search presenting the findings of the interim six month review.


HMICS (2015) Audit and Assurance Review of Stop and Search: Phase 1.

IAGSS Report (2015) The report of the Advisory Group on Stop and Search. Chaired by John Scott, Q.C., Solicitor-Advocate, Convenor, Howard League Scotland. To Michael Matheson, MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Justice.

McVie, S. and Murray, K. (2017) Stop and search scrutiny: Proportionality, fairness and effectiveness. A report prepared for the SPA Policing Committee, 4th July 2017.

Murray, K (2014) Stop and search in Scotland: An evaluation of police practice. SCCJR Report 01/2014.

Murray, K. (2015) Landscape Review on Stop and Search in Scotland.

Murray, K. and McVie, S. (2016), The Need for a New Power to Search Children for Alcohol: A review of the evidence. Edinburgh: SCCJR research report 05/2016.

Scottish Government (2016) Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey ( SALSUS): Alcohol Report (2015). /publications/scottish-schools-adolescent-lifestyle-substance-use-survey-salsus-alcohol-report/

Scottish Government (2017) Code of Practice on the Exercise by Constables of Powers of Stop and Search of the Person in Scotland. Laid before the Scottish Parliament 11 January 2017.


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