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The proliferation of legal highs in Edinburgh – a partnership response

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Written by Neil Wilson, Police Scotland.  Neil presented at the SIPR Conference in November as part of our “Policing Vulnerable People and Vulnerable Places” Conference, and at our invitation has written this report on Edinburgh’s initiative: The term ‘legal high’ … Continue reading

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Community Resilience – Why should police be involved?

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By: Inspector Ian Wallace, Divisional Coordinator, Police Scotland. Day 5…no electricity, no food, no money, no fuel, no mobiles or landlines – a desperate situation. This was the crisis the islanders on Bute found themselves in January 2012.   Resulting lessons … Continue reading

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“Trying to catch soap in the bath” Observations on getting to the core of the slippery idea of community policing

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Written by Dr Alistair Henry, Associate Director (SIPR) and Lecturer in Criminology (University of Edinburgh). It was the late Tom Williamson who characterised efforts to define or “pin down” community policing as being like “trying to catch soap in the … Continue reading

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