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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 B: Data and research on 'missing'

52 page PDF


Annex B: Data and research on 'missing'

National Crime Agency, Missing Persons: data and analysis 2012/13.

National Crime Agency, UK Missing Persons Bureau: Missing Persons High Level Data Report 2014/15.

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

Home Office, Missing Children and Adults, a Cross-Government Strategy, (2011).

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

User experiences of working with the police in relation to vulnerable people who go missing in the Aberdeen area (2015).

House of Commons All-Party Parliamentary Group for Runaway and Missing Children and Adults and the APPG for Looked After Children and Care Leavers, Report from the Joint Inquiry Into Children Who Go Missing From Care (2012).

Home Office, The Missing Persons Taskforce: A report with recommendations for improving the multi-agency response to missing person incidents (2010).

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

Missing People information and statistics factsheets;

Police Scotland - Missing People Standard Operating Procedure and Aide Memoire.

The Children's Society, Still Running 3 (2011).


Email: Stephen Coulter

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road