Advice to Police Scotland

Activity: Consultancy typesConsultancy and expert advice


Advice to Police Scotland regarding wildlife crime in relation to disturbance of cetaceans from Acoustic Deterrent Devices.

SMRU were contacted by a Wildlife Crime officer from Police Scotland asking for advice about offences of disturbance to cetaceans from acoustic deterrent devices in response to a complaint received by Marine Scotland Licensing by a member of the public. As a result of the advice supplied, the officer was able to provide a report to Marine Scotland Licensing about the possibility of prosecution.
Period10 Dec 2021
Work forPolice Scotland, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionNational