Here is how the Police ‘Service’ of Scotland keep us safe..

In a valiant attempt to protect us all from a banner or a song we might never see or hear, Scotland’s biggest gang have excelled themselves in bringing the suspects in.  They could have had a chat with a solicitor to arrange for them to ‘walk in’ but obviously that isn’t nearly enough fun for our chaps and chapesses in blue.  Continue reading “Here is how the Police ‘Service’ of Scotland keep us safe..”

07/09/16 FAC activist targeted by police: 

an attack on one is an attack on all

As reported on the front page of the Herald today, a prominent activist within the FAC campaign and one of our public spokespersons was notified last Friday that he was being charged under the Offensive Behaviour Act.  The charge relates to an allegation that he held a banner at a game more than six months ago which criticised the police. Continue reading “07/09/16 FAC activist targeted by police: “

Police Service of Scotland tackling hardened criminals – makes you feel safe eh?

18/04/16 

Today we have more videoed evidence of the Police Service of Scotland engaging respectfully and sensibly with young citizens……no, just kidding, what we actually have are uniformed police officers being verbally and physically aggressive to a group of very young St Johnstone fans in Kilmarnock on Saturday 9th April. Continue reading “Police Service of Scotland tackling hardened criminals – makes you feel safe eh?”

Facial recognition software a maybe, DNA collection from fans a definite!

20/01/16

FAC has been advised by a trusted and credible source that a young fan arrested and charged under the Offensive Behaviour Act around four months ago, who is still to be tried, had DNA collected from him at the time.  Continue reading “Facial recognition software a maybe, DNA collection from fans a definite!”

Want to report a crime?  Pop your evidence in the post.

You might not believe it but this is what a FAC member was told when she contacted the Criminal Allegations against the Police department of the Crown Office Procurator Fiscal Service.  Her initial complaint against a serving police officer regarding evidence given in court was made in writing to the Procurator Fiscal in March 2015. Continue reading “Want to report a crime?  Pop your evidence in the post.”

The curious case of the Police Service of Scotland email that never was.

Early last year the FAC committee decided (for the umpteenth time) that they would organise a fundraising social.  The date was picked and the venue was selected…..and that was as far as it got: no band booked, no advertising, nothing.  Continue reading “The curious case of the Police Service of Scotland email that never was.”

Police Service of Scotland uphold complaint from FAC protesters

In news just in (30/1/15) we hear that the complaint from the small group of FAC protesters who went to protest at the SNP Spring conference in Aberdeen last April and who were issued with a Section 12 Notice under the Public Order Act (all 19 of them including the 7 year old wean and the pensioners!) has now been partially upheld. Continue reading “Police Service of Scotland uphold complaint from FAC protesters”