Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf said language used in an internal police email on the deployment of female firearm officers is “utterly intolerable”.
Residents in Menzieshill claim they are living in a “war zone” following relentless antisocial issues.
A dog which attacked a man and left him with serious injuries to his genitals has been put down.
An elderly woman who died after being hit by a car in Edinburgh has been named by police.
Police Scotland failed to follow standard procedures in dealing with reports of concern for a woman later found dead in her Glasgow home, an investigation has found.
An elderly woman has died after being hit by a car in Edinburgh.
A mechanic is counting the cost after thieves broke into his repair garage and stole property and equipment worth an estimated £5,000.
A scheme to prevent young people from becoming repeat offenders has been given lottery funding.
Concerns have been raised over three teenage girls who have been reported missing for almost 24 hours.
Police are investigating whether a car destroyed by fire in the West End early yesterday morning was deliberately torched.
A team of specially trained officers will be on standby over Halloween and Bonfire Night after disorder last year which saw a policewoman injured by a firework.
A dog walker was injured in a targeted attack by a gang of youths in West Lothian.
Police have arrested a 20-year-old man in possession of a three-figure sum of cannabis following a manhunt in Linlathen.
A wheelchair user has spoken of his disgust after a thief followed him home and stole his wife’s handbag while she was in bed.
Fears fire-hit Dundee market is an ‘easy target’ for intruders as five police vehicles called to burnt-out building
Locals fear a burnt-out Dundee market building has become an “easy target” for criminals.
A businessman has slammed a “scumbag” thief who caused more than £1,000 of damage at his premises.
Tasers are more humane than “bludgeoning someone into submission” using a baton, the Scottish Police Federation head has said.
A Dundee restaurant boss has hit out after a thief removed a jacket containing a mobile phone and house keys from his kitchen.
A Dundee minister has claimed a new campaign by the Scottish Government and Police Scotland is fanning hatred of religion.
All Dundee police officers are being taught how to administer medication to a person who has taken an overdose.