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Community policing

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Befriending Team Correspondence Vol[ume] 3, 23 Feb 1979 - 29 Jan 1980

Identifier: GD61/4/1/3
Scope and Contents Comprises of correspondence sent and received by the Scottish Homosexual Rights Group’s (SHRG) Befriending Team, which includes:Correspondence between members of the Befriending Team about individual cases and organisational and administrative issues, as well as letters to and from prospective/new members and letters of resignation.Correspondence from clients to the Befriending Team asking for information and advice, contacts for external services, and arranging...
Dates: 23 Feb 1979 - 29 Jan 1980

Early History, 1970s

Identifier: GD61/5/2/3
Scope and Contents Photocopies of an article in Gay Scotland celebrating 10 years of Switchboard, timelines of Switchboard, the logs of the first calls and the minutes from the Scottish Minorities Group meeting where it was agreed to establish a phoneline.Correspondence relating to, and an outline of, a one-day workshop on Sexual Attitude Reassessment, held at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital, 27/05/1978.A request for a speaker from the Lothian Marriage Counselling Service, dated...
Dates: 1970s

Early Years Broader Context, 1978 - 1980

Identifier: GD61/5/2/1
Scope and Contents Photocopies of information from London Gay Switchboard titled "Visits from the Police", which discusses what members should do if police turn up at London Switchboard’s premises.Photocopied pages from the "Scottish Criminal Law, Police Duties and Procedure (published 1980) – Section 2 – beat duties", which discusses “gross indecency” and the constable's role in policing public parks and toilets. Also discusses public morals and “sodomy”.An outline of a one-day...
Dates: 1978 - 1980

E.G.S. The Law [Edinburgh Gay Switchboard], 1967 - 1985

Identifier: GD61/10/1/2
Scope and Contents

Articles and publications relating to policing and the legal rights of the LGBT community.

Records include: extracts from the Sexual Offences Act 1967, The Sexual Offences (Scotland) Act 1976, The Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 1980 and the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982; and journal articles on counselling, and the legal rights of the LGBT community.

Dates: 1967 - 1985

Law and Legality, 1969 - 1985

Identifier: GD61/10/1/1
Scope and Contents Articles, leaflets, and other information on policing and legal rights for the lesbian and gay community collected to help provide legal advice to callers.Records include information on: the campaign to stop the Scottish Criminal Justice Bill and the Police and Criminal Evidence Bill; what to do if you are questioned or arrested by the police; making a complaint against the police; London Switchboard’s advice on how to handle visits from the police; a police questioning fact...
Dates: 1969 - 1985

Police check videos of toilet at centre of gay sex scandal, 20 Nov 1996

Identifier: GD61/11/2/1/1
Scope and Contents

Gay men interviewed in relation to footage showing men having sex with a teenager in public toilets as part of police surveillance operation.

Dates: 20 Nov 1996

Reports, 1981 - 2008

Identifier: GD61/11/1
Scope and Contents

This sub-series contains publications from external organisations on LGBTQ+ issues. These include reports from the Scottish Government, health boards and charitable bodies on subjects including sexual health, hate crimes, civil partnership, LGBTQ+ health, and policing.

Dates: 1981 - 2008

Spy camera man filmed in gay sex sting (Daily Record), 21 Nov 1996

Identifier: GD61/11/2/1/2
Scope and Contents

A report on a council chief who was filmed having sex in a public toilet as part of a police surveillance operation. A reaction to the surveillance from gay rights organisations is also discussed as well as concerns over suicides connected to men filmed having sex with a teenager.

Dates: 21 Nov 1996