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Chief Constable Stephen House and Vic Emery

The Sun on Sunday - Sunday 31 March

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Published 31 March 2013: Vic Emery first person editorial in Sun on Sunday on the eve of the first day of a new national force.




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Specialist Crime Division launches

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Issued 7 March 2013: A powerful new Scotland-wide division that will lead the fight against crime in Scotland's communities has gone live today.



The Board and Police Scotland update MSPs

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Issued 19 March 2013: SPA and Police Scotland recently provided an update to Members of the Scottish Parliament on their plans for the future of the new single service.



Scotsman - Monday 1 April

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Published 1 April 2013: New, more accountable police force offers best value, says Vic Emery


Vic Emery writes to the Herald and Scotsman on ICT

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Published 2 April 2013: Vic Emery has written to papers following coverage about ICT for day 1. Variations of this letter appeared in the Herald and Scotsman on Tuesday 2 March.


Holyrood Magazine - 8 April 2013

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Published 8 April 2013: SPA Board member, Paul Rooney, speaks to Holyrood Magazine following the transtion to the new single service on 1 April 2013.



Recruitment open for Special Constables

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Published 23 May 2013: With a long and impressive history the Special Constabulary is a part-time, volunteer body consisting of officers with similar powers to regular officers.





Chief Constable to be knighted

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Published 18 June 2013: Chief Constable Stephen House is to be knighted for his contribution to policing.




London calling

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Published 28 June 2013: Chair of the Scottish Police Authority visits London to share thinking on police reform

















Helicopter Crash - SPA Support for Police Scotland

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Published 3 December 2013: Following the tragic helicopter crash on 29 November, the Chair of the SPA was briefed by the Chief Constable on the rescue and recovery operation that was put in place.