Officials raise concerns over "resistance" from some officers over the use of new "Vulnerability Assessments" for police informers.
Police Scotland received eight reports alleging domestic abuse by serving officers in the year after they first started recording complaints - but no-one has been convicted of a crime.
Scottish police have been accused of "doing nothing" about an allegation of sexual abuse against a Rangers football scout based in Edinburgh.
'Revenge porn' in Scotland rose sharply over the past year, but the police detection rate was less than 50 percent. Campaigners fear the crime is not being taken seriously enough.
Twenty public sector bodies have urged MSPs to weaken freedom of information law by increasing charges, widening exemptions and relaxing deadlines.
An environmental campaigner has accused Police Scotland of acting as "private security" for a Norwegian-owned fish farming company.
The efforts of departments in the Scottish Government to improve their freedom of information performance have been "disappointing", according to Scotland's information watchdog.
Big Brother-style CCTV planned for Glasgow is a "very significant" threat to civil liberties and workers' rights, according to trade unionists.
A series of shortfalls in Scotland’s emergency arrangements for coping with a nuclear bomb convoy crash have been exposed by a Scottish Government review.