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Drinking alcohol may make you more likely to become involved in altercations. Recognise the signs that it’s time to slow down and walk away from arguments and confrontation. Be responsible and enjoy a
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Police Scotland Aug 7
🍻 Check local laws before considering drinking in public areas like parks. 🚫 In certain councils, it is an offence to drink alcohol or have an open container of alcohol in a public place. Be responsible and have a 
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Police Scotland Aug 7
Replying to @policescotland
Between April and June 2020 there were over 1,775 reported assaults on our officers and staff. Aggressive or threatening behaviour, or verbal abuse towards officers & staff is an offence & may result in your arrest. More:
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Police Scotland Aug 7
How was your day at work? Today, I was spat on and sworn at. My job is to keep you and your community safe, it’s also to get home safely to my 3 year old daughter. Abuse, insults, aggression, threats. These are
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Police Scotland Aug 6
As part of this commitment, we are launching our campaign to raise awareness of the impact of violence and abuse against police officers and staff
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Police Scotland Aug 6
Our Chief today underlines his commitment to tackling abuse and assaults on police officers and staff with a new pledge supported by and Lord Advocate James Wolffe QC.
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Susan Aitken Aug 5
Welcomed , President, on his first ever visit to Glasgow today along with & colleagues. Shared progress on the city’s operational & legacy planning for next year’s UN Climate Change Summit & our ambitions
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Alok Sharma Aug 5
Pleased to visit Glasgow and meet with some local partners for the Summit today 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 I look forward to welcoming the 🌍 to COP26, and Glasgow, next year.
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Police Scotland Aug 5
Replying to @policescotland
For the minority who may choose to breach the regulations and risk the health of others, we will not hesitate to take enforcement action where appropriate. More information on the local restrictions can be found here:
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Police Scotland Aug 5
Replying to @policescotland
Our approach to the restrictions will reflect the consistent approach we have taken since the outset of the pandemic. Our officers will continue to engage, educate and encourage people to comply, as we all support the public health efforts to stop the spread of .
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Police Scotland Aug 5
Replying to @policescotland
As a national service, Police Scotland is able to quickly flex capacity to support local communities across the country, and we will provide whatever additional resources are necessary to protect and support affected communities.
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Police Scotland Aug 5
The first of a number of officers from our Flexible Response Unit are on their way to support local officers in Aberdeen, where local lockdown restrictions have been reintroduced by .
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Scottish Government Aug 5
Following a cluster of cases in Aberdeen, new restrictions will be in place from 5pm today. These measures will apply for at least a week. Full details ➡
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Police Scotland Aug 5
Replying to @policescotland
More information can be found here:
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Police Scotland Aug 5
Replying to @policescotland
"Our officers will continue to explain the legislation and guidance but, for the minority who may choose to breach the regulations and risk the health of others, we will not hesitate to take enforcement action where appropriate.”
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Police Scotland Aug 5
Replying to @policescotland
“Throughout the response to the pandemic, the majority of the public followed the law and Scottish Government advice. I realise that this situation will be frustrating for people in the affected area but it’s really important that we all continue to do so.
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Police Scotland Aug 5
Replying to @CC_Livingstone
“. has made it consistently clear that we all should take personal responsibility to do the right thing and remember the purpose of these measures is to aid the collective effort to stay safe, protect others and save lives by preventing the virus from spreading.
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Police Scotland Aug 5
Replying to @policescotland
“As a national service, Police Scotland is able to quickly flex capacity to support local communities across the country, and we will provide whatever additional resources are necessary to protect and support the communities affected.
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Police Scotland Aug 5
Replying to @policescotland
“Our approach to these local restrictions will reflect the consistent approach we have taken since the outset of this pandemic & officers will continue to engage, educate & encourage people to comply, as we all support the public health efforts to stop the spread of the virus.
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Police Scotland Aug 5
THREAD: Deputy Chief Constable : "It’s really important that people follow the instructions and guidance from the Scottish Government. To support that, we will have additional patrols in Aberdeen, where local restrictions have been reintroduced.
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