We show the links between covert policing units in Scotland and a former detective working on the HMICS probe into undercover police work.
Food watchdog accused of a “cover-up” after it attempted to discredit revelations about the alleged mislabelling of Scottish beef.
No-one has been caught for using drones to smuggle contraband drugs, tobacco and mobile phones into Scottish prisons, The Ferret can reveal.
Campaigners claim proposals for a new Scottish spy cops probe like asking the police to ‘mark their own homework.’
Concerns raised over the Scottish Government’s air gun licence scheme after a Ferret investigation found less than a fifth of applications have been processed so far.
In some parts of Scotland traditional “beat bobbies” are non-existent and the situation for local policing is “critical,” according to the Scottish Police Federation.
Parents of dead babies whose identities were stolen by undercover policemen might not be told if their children’s names were abused.
Former undercover police officers giving evidence to the ‘spy cops’ Pitchford Inquiry will not face retrospective misconduct proceedings
Former undercover policeman Mark Kennedy tells Pitchford Inquiry that he is seeking immunity from misconduct proceedings.