Humza Yousaf

Justice survey records 16 per cent decline in crime

There has been a 16 per cent fall crime in Scotland since 2016-17, new figures show.

Published 26 March 2019

Police officer numbers see slight increase in last quarter

Police officer numbers have seen a small increase in the last quarter but have decreased over the past year.

Published 5 February 2019

Millions of hours’ unpaid work generated by community payback orders

People serving community payback orders (CPO) since their introduction in 2011 have generated around seven million hours of unpaid work, according to new figures.

Published 4 February 2019

BTP-Police Scotland merger unlikely following new agreement

Scottish government ministers have agreed a plan that makes the likelihood of a merger between British Transport Police and Police Scotland even more remote.

Published 24 January 2019

New drug driving laws to come into force in October

Drug driving limits and roadside testing will be introduced on 21 October this year, Justice Secretary Humza Yousaf has announced.

Published 15 January 2019