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National Missing Persons Framework for Scotland

Published: 10 May 2017
Part of:
Law and order

Document providing a focus for all agencies with an interest in missing people to work together.

52 page PDF


52 page PDF


National Missing Persons Framework for Scotland
Annex A: References

52 page PDF


Annex A: References

1. Nation Crime Agency, UK Missing Persons Bureau - Missing Persons Data Report 2015/16.

2. Gibb, G. and Woolnough, P., Missing Persons: Understanding, Planning and Responding. (Aberdeen: Grampian Police, 2007).

3. Parr, H.; and Stevenson, O, Missing People, Missing Voices: Stories of Missing Experience, (Glasgow: University of Glasgow, 2013).

4. HM Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland, Local Policing+ Inspection of the Approach to Missing Person Investigations in Aberdeen City Division (2015).

5. Woolnaugh P.; Alys L.; and Pakes F., 'Mental Health Issues and Missing Adults' in Shalev Greene K.; and Alys, L., (eds.), Missing Persons: A Handbook of Research , (Oxon, Abingdon: Routledge, 2017).

6. Shelter Scotland, Running away and future homelessness - the missing link? (2011).

7. Stevenson, O; Parr H; Woolnough P and Fyfe, N (2013) Geographies of Missing People: Processes, Experiences, Responses (Glasgow: University of Glasgow)

8. Wade J (2002) Missing Out: Young Runaways in Scotland, Summary Aberlour Child Care Trust, Aberlour.

9. Police Scotland, National Missing Persons Database 2016-17, Annual Statistical Report.


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