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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.


References

HMICS (2015) Audit and Assurance Review of Stop and Search: Phase 1. https://www.hmics.scot/sites/default/files/publications/HMICS%20-%20Audit%20and%20Assurance%20Review%20of%20Stop%20and%20Search%20-%20Phase%201_0.pdf

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. http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0048/00484527.pdf

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. http://www.spa.police.uk/assets/126884/409451/409541/psitem6stopandsearch

Murray, K (2014) Stop and search in Scotland: An evaluation of police practice. SCCJR Report 01/2014. http://www.sccjr.ac.uk/publications/stop-and-search-in-scotland-an-evaluation-of-police-practice/

Murray, K. (2015) Landscape Review on Stop and Search in Scotland. http://www.sipr.ac.uk/downloads/Landscape_review_stop_search_270116.pdf

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. http://www.sccjr.ac.uk/publications/the-need-for-a-new-power-to-search-children-for-alcohol-a-review-of-the-evidence/

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. http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0051/00512924.pdf

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