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Custody cutbacks increases risk of officer assaults

Custody issues have been exacerbated following Police Scotland's decision to scrap 118 PCSO vacancies, SPF chairman says.

Calum Steele

Calum Steele

Date - 15th November 2017
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
Prisoners being passed from one custody holding facility to another are a risk to the safety of officers. Calum Steele, General Secretary for the Scottish Police Federation, says prisoners' patience is being tested by having to travel...
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