Publication - Research and analysis

Stop and Search code of practice: twelve month review - qualitative report

Published: 13 Jun 2019
Directorate:
Safer Communities Directorate
Part of:
Law and order
ISBN:
9781787819108

Findings of a qualitative study which examined evidence on how effectively the Code of Practice was operating since its introduction in May 2017.

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Contents
Stop and Search code of practice: twelve month review - qualitative report
Acknowledgements

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Acknowledgements

We would like to thank everyone who gave up their time to speak to us for this review – police officers, police supervisors, representatives of the National Stop and Search Unit, practitioner organisations, and all the young people who spoke to us about their experiences of stop and search. We are also very grateful to the Independent Advisory Group for this study who have provided invaluable support and advice. We would also like to thank our academic advisor, Ben Bradford (University College London), for his expert insight and advice throughout this study, for which we are extremely grateful.

All analysis and interpretation in this report is the responsibility of the authors.

Ipsos MORI Scotland


Contact

Email: ryan.paterson@gov.scot