The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for transcription of statement/Counter Statement

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Dear Police Scotland,

PER FOISA please supply information contained in your records as follows:

Please provide the Police Scotland Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) for transcription of statements/counter statements on a PRONTO Notebook in operation circa Aug 2018 and July 2019 and August 2019.

If a statement is not intelligible or no offer of the written statement is shown, please advise your standard operating procedures to ensure that the civilians giving a statement/counter statement is read back to them verbally in 100% accuracy to written transcript of this statement?

Can Police Scotland give 100% assurance that no error of accuracy in the verbal reading of the statement is as the statement giver has communicated?

Yours faithfully,

SJ Kerr

Police Scotland

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Dear FOI, Dundee,

Sincere thanks for this very informative information disclosure.

Yours sincerely,

SJ Kerr