On 30 October 2014, a ScotStat notice informed users that results from the forthcoming HMICS Audit report were to be incorporated within the "Recorded Crime in Scotland" bulletin, in order to clearly describe the data published. The notice went on to state that upon publication of the HMICS Crime Audit findings; an assessment was to be made on the time needed to incorporate these findings into the "Recorded Crime in Scotland" bulletin and that an exact publication date for "Recorded Crime in Scotland 2013-14" was to be announced following this exercise.
The purpose of this notice is twofold. Firstly, it is to update users of these statistics that "Recorded Crime in Scotland 2013-14" will be published on Tuesday 25 November 2014.
Secondly, it is to inform users of these statistics that Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary in Scotland (HMICS) published "Crime Audit 2014" (http://www.hmics.org/publications/hmics-crime-audit-2014) on Wednesday 12 November 2014.