Police cars 'held together with duct tape and cable ties' and officers using 'mouldy' interview rooms due to cash shortage



POLICE Scotland are using cars held together with duct tape and cable ties, while interview suites for sex assault victims have water coming in and mouldy carpets, the body that represents rank-and-file officers has said.
Calum Steele, general secretary of the Scottish Police Federation (SPF), said decades of under-investment in infrastructure has left the force with a "crumbling police estate".
He warned Justice Secretary Michael Matheson: "If we do not turn our attention to dealing with these things now, our police service is going to go off a cliff edge.
"We are at a... read more

 
14 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 41
Source: Daily Record
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