Police Scotland has launched a new campaign to tackle domestic abuse and warns that incidences of this crime traditionally rise over the Christmas period.
New research has revealed that penalty notices are imposed on around twelve million driving licence holders every year, which equates to around one every 2.5 seconds.
A man has received a 32 month prison sentence at Lerwick Sheriff Court after pleading guilty to eleven domestic abuse charges relating to the physical and verbal abuse of his wife.
A new report from Europol has revealed that efforts across the EU to tackle money laundering offences are meeting with limited success.
An experimental programme in England for policing domestic abuse has led to a substantial reduction in reoffending.
A recent media investigation has revealed that a number of high-ranking police officers believe Scotland has become a key target for cyber criminals. Cybercrimes are those committed with a computer or using the internet. The most common types of cybercrime are ransomware, social engineering, phishing, malware and online fraud, however, Police Scotland says that cybercrime is expanding and has now reached areas including child exploitation, human trafficking and online abuse.