The end of the line? The British Transport Police in Scotland

Press/Media: Research

Description

The proposed absorption of British Transport Police into Police Scotland appears to be steaming ahead regardless of unresolved problems, deep opposition from BTP officers, and ever-increasing reputational risks. Independent researcher Dr Kath Murray and Dr Colin Atkinson of the University of the West of Scotland explain the ongoing issues.

Period11 Jun 2018

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleThe end of the line? The British Transport Police in Scotland
    Media name/outletPolicing Insight
    CountryUnited Kingdom
    Date11/06/18
    DescriptionThe proposed absorption of British Transport Police into Police Scotland appears to be steaming ahead regardless of unresolved problems, deep opposition from BTP officers, and ever-increasing reputational risks. Independent researcher Dr Kath Murray and Dr Colin Atkinson of the University of the West of Scotland explain the ongoing issues.
    URLhttps://policinginsight.com/analysis/the-end-of-the-line-the-british-transport-police-in-scotland/
    PersonsColin Atkinson, Kath Murray

Keywords

  • Policing
  • Merger
  • Railways policing