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

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


References

HMICS (2015) Audit and Assurance Review of Stop and Search: Phase 1. Her Majesty's Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland. https://www.hmics.scot/sites/default/files/publications/HMICS%20-%20Audit%20and%20Assurance%20Review%20of%20Stop%20and%20Search%20-%20Phase%201_0.pdf

McVie, S. (2018) Six month review of the Code of Practice for Stop and Search in Scotland. Edinburgh: Scottish Government. https://www.gov.scot/publications/six-month-review-code-practice-stop-search-scotland/

McVie, S. (2019) Twelve month review of the Code of Practice for Stop and Search in Scotland: Quantitative Report. Edinburgh: Scottish Government.

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/

Police Scotland (2015) Stop and Search Improvement Plan 2015-16 http://www.scotland.police.uk/assets/pdf/138327/306184/stop-and-search-impovement-plan-2015-16

Topping, J & Bradford, B (2018) 'Now you see it, now you don't: On the (in)visibility of police stop and search in Northern Ireland. Criminology and Criminal Justice.

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