HMICS Thematic Inspection of Domestic Abuse Phase 1 - Terms of Reference

03 March 2022

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) has committed to a statutory inspection of Domestic Abuse as part of its Scrutiny Plan for 2021-22.  A staged approach is being taken and the aim of this first Phase (Phase I) is to assess the state, efficiency and effectiveness of Police Scotland’s response to domestic abuse, with a focus on the victim’s experience from report, during investigation an up to conclusion of police investigations, and will include cases where serious sexual offences have also been reported for investigation




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