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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-14609: Corry, Maurice (West Scotland)

Scottish Conservative and Unionist Party

Date lodged: 12 February 2018

To ask the Scottish Government whether Police Scotland records incidents of accidental discharge of firearms and, if so, what method it uses for this.

Answered by: Michael Matheson 7 March 2018

All incidents of unintentional discharge of firearms are recorded electronically and reported to the Police Investigations and Review Commissioner (PIRC) via Police Scotland's Professional Standards Department.