Prison officers in Scotland are exposed to “unnecessary risk” because the Scottish Government does not routinely provide body-worn cameras, the Scottish Conservatives have said.
Scottish Prison Service
A quarter of Scottish prisoners have suffered a traumatic brain injury at some point in their lives, new research has indicated.
Ambulances responded to 999 calls at Scotland’s jails more than 500 times last year.
Around 7,500 vaping kits have been handed out to inmates following a smoking ban in prisons, at a cost of around £150,000, it has emerged.
Chocolate and orange gateau and vegetable kiev are among the food options for Tayside prisoners this Christmas.
Calls have been made for landline telephones to be put into prison cells as part of efforts to help with rehabilitation.
Tayside prisoners have been tormented by rats, wasps and ants in the last two years.
Campaigners have conceded defeat in the battle against the controversial women’s custody unit being built at a disused city school.
A Dundee man who raped three teenage girls has died while in custody.
Campaigner say they won’t give up the fight against a controversial woman’s custody unit and plan to appeal the council’s decision to approve the scheme.
More than 1,300 people have signed a petition objecting to a proposed women’s custody unit in Dundee.
Jail bosses are poised to start their search for a contractor to build a controversial new custody unit in Dundee – but campaigners have vowed to continue their fight to block the scheme.
Plans for a new community custody unit in Dundee will be available for public scrutiny at a “drop-in” information event today.
Local police and prison staff have worked together in a bid to stop contraband into jail.
An investigation has been launched after a Dundee man was found dead in Perth Prison.
People in the Hilltown have vowed to keep fighting controversial plans for a women’s custody unit in their neighbourhood.
An investigation has been launched after a Dundee man was found dead in custody.
With news that Our Lady’s Primary in the Hilltown is the preferred location for a women’s custody suite, the Scottish Prison Service answers your questions.
‘This shouldn’t be here’: Locals make opposition to female custody unit plan for Dundee school clear
Prison bosses have failed to win over residents opposed to their plan to build a custody unit next to a new community campus.
The first images of a “game-changing” new custody unit to be built in the Hilltown are exclusively revealed in the Tele.