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Climate Change

ACC Ritchie talks COP26, Little Amal & continued policing in Glasgow

A 3.5 metre refugee puppet, Little Amal, is in Glasgow for COP26 Police Scotland were on hand to help with the visit of puppet Little Amal to Glasgow, and facilitated a number of protests. ACC Ritchie said "I hope this spirit continues right through the conference closure as, over the past few weeks, we have sought to provide a proportionate policing response to any potential protests, balancing the needs and […]

todayNovember 12, 2021 15


COP26 – ACC Ritchie looks at the weekends protests

Assistant Chief Constable Gary Ritchie, Police Scotland, looks ahead to COP26’s biggest planned protests this weekend and reflects on today's youth march. ACC Gary Ritchie said: "Thousands of young people took to the streets of Glasgow today in a spectacular event claiming their right to be heard in discussions on the future of the planet. It was hugely inspiring to see children of all ages getting involved and expressing their […]

todayNovember 5, 2021 23 2