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What We Do

The Scottish Police Authority is responsible for maintaining policing. It has four specific areas of responsibility:

  • promoting the policing principles
  • supporting continuous improvement
  • keeping policing under review
  • holding the Chief Constable to account.

This section tells you in outline what the Authority does.

Governance Meetings

Research and Evidence

Independent Custody Visiting

Forensic Services

Public Body Duties

Public Briefings