Landscape Review on Stop and Search in Scotland

Research output: Book/ReportCommissioned report


This report presents a landscape review of key findings and themes in the existing academic literature on stop and search, and relates these to the direction of police policy and practice in Scotland. The report was commissioned by the Scottish Police Authority, via the Scottish Institute for Policing Research, and produced with the support of Police Scotland's stop and search Research and Evaluation Operational Review Group (RE-ORG) and partners
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationDundee
PublisherScottish Institute for Policing Research
Commissioning bodyScottish Police Authority
Number of pages82
Publication statusPublished - 22 Jan 2016


  • Stop and search
  • Evidence based policing
  • Scottish policing


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