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Monday, July 10th, 2017

Eight arrested at TRNSMT music festival in Glasgow

Eight people have been arrested at the TRNSMT music festival in Glasgow, police have said. The arrests were over drug possession with intent to supply, fraud and public nuisance offences. More than 100,000 people are expected to have attended the three-day event at Glasgow Green by the end of Sunday. Ch Insp Simon Jeacocke, event commander for Police Scotland, added: “We continue to have an armed presence outside Glasgow Green for everyone’s safety and security.” About 35,000 people attended the Glasgow Green festival on Friday, with 50,000 people watching the bands on Saturday.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotland-glasgow-west-40549551

 

Scottish government launch review into police handling of biometric data

An independent group has been established to consider how Police Scotland use biometric data to investigate crime. Led by John Scott QC the group will look at ethical and human rights considerations in the capture, storage usage and disposal biometric data.

https://www.policeoracle.com/news/police_it_and_technology/2017/Jul/10/Scottish-government-launch-review-into-police-handling-of-biometric-data_95219.html