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Scottish Government bars officers from searching children for alcohol

Consensual stop and search is being phased out in the country.

Justice Secretary Michael Matheson made the announcement

Justice Secretary Michael Matheson made the announcement

Date - 8th November 2016
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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Officers in Scotland will be barred from stopping and searching children for alcohol next year. The force has been phasing out use of consensual stop and search, the non-statutory form of the power based on verbal agreement between the parties, in...
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