Tackling Serious Organised Crime

  • Paul Carberry: Organised Crime “needs to be seen as the dirty business it is”

    7th September 2017 by

    As Director of Action for Children in Scotland and chair of the Divert strand of the Serious Organised Crime Taskforce, I was asked to speak at Glasgow City Council’s ‘Safe City Summit’. This event brought together a wide range of organisations and stakeholders, from Police Scotland and Fire and Rescue to third sector organisations, who…

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  • Taskforce Update – June & July 2017

    15th August 2017 by

    A summary of some of the work being done by partners to keep Scotland’s communities safe. The work falls under four strands – Deter, Divert, Detect and Disrupt. Deter Profiting from animal lovers Puppy traffickers try to exploit the popularity of ‘designer dogs’ to make maximum profit with minimum effort, often to the suffering of…

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  • Taskforce update – February & March 2017

    7th April 2017 by

    Welcome to the first blog post for Scotland’s Serious Organised Crime Taskforce – a summary of some of the work being done by partners to keep Scotland’s communities safe.

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