Justice and Safety

  • Homicide in Scotland 2016-17

    10th October 2017 by

    Commenting on today’s publication of Homicide in Scotland 2016-17, Justice Secretary Michael Matheson said: “While we have seen large reductions in homicides over the past 10 years, every death represents a tragic loss of life, leaving friends and families grieving. “That is why we will maintain our efforts across justice and public services, through education…

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  • The week in review

    29th September 2017 by

    Domestic abuse legislation, fire service performance and new research into jury decision-making were among the issues on Ministers’ agenda this week. National Police Memorial Day We would like to take this opportunity to once again remember the police officers, including 273 in Scotland, who lost their lives on duty since 1812. On Sunday, Justice Secretary Michael…

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  • The Safer Communities and Justice Brief

    27th October 2015 by

    Scottish Government Justice Analytical Services have recently published the October edition of the Monthly Safer Communities and Justice Brief.

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