The Scottish justice secretary John Scott QC is to lead an inquiry into the Police use of stop and search in Scotland, which could lead to a total ban.
Police Scotland have been criticised in the Scottish Parliament for failing to disclose a crime report.
The group who were reviewing previous examples of high profile individuals accused stated that there should be a no tolerance policy on police officers leaking information.
An area of Edinburgh has been found to be the worst area for robberies in Scotland following analysis from over 2.7 million homes.
The Scottish Crown Office has laid down the law when it comes to social media by producing guidelines to clarify what counts as a criminal offence through the media platform, with a warning that crimes on social media are taken as seriously as those offline.