On the 21st and 22nd of March 2018, Barnsley and Barnsley delivered a successful 2 day course to local authority staff, including Animal Health & Welfare and Trading Standards Investigators, from around Scotland. The course was held at Forthbank Stadium in Stirling

The course, delivered by George Barnsley and Owen McDonach, consisted of:

Day 1: Evidence Gathering

  • What is evidence?
  • Identifying relevant evidence
  • How to recover evidence
  • Securing and packaging evidence
  • Using production labels and bag
  • Production management

Day 2:

The Criminal Justice (Scotland) Act 2016 – Code of Practice on the Questioning of Suspects

The PRICE Interview Model

Giving evidence in court

  • Preparing to give evidence
  • Key roles in the court
  • The trial processes
  • Use of notebooks and productions in Court