Event Engagement Survey: About your experiences

Closed 31 Mar 2022

Opened 30 Aug 2021


It is important to us that we understand the experiences of the public and listen to their views about the way we police events in Scotland. For this reason, we want to hear from those who have attended or experienced events in Scotland recently. 

What is an event?

By 'event', we mean a gathering of people who come together for organised social, cultural or entertainment purposes such as festivals, concerts, sports or parades, or to engage in activity to express views or show support for a cause important to them (sometimes people call these protests or demonstrations).

We also want to hear from people who experience events but are not attendees. For example, you may live close to where an event takes place and are able to provide feedback.

Responses to the survey are totally anonymous and we don't collect any information in this survey which may identify you. 

Complete the survey in a different way

This survey is also available in a version that is easier to read. If you need this version, see the links section at the bottom of this page.

If you communicate using British Sign Language (BSL), an adapted version of this survey is available here, which you may prefer to complete. 

Please let us know if you want to complete the survey in a different way (for example, over the phone): InsightEngagement@scotland.pnn.police.uk.

Reporting a crime or providing information about an incident

Please note that this platform is not for reporting crime, providing information about an incident, or asking us for help. To find out ways to contact the police, please visit our website. If you or someone else needs urgent police assistance, please dial 999 immediately.

Your personal information

Your response is anonymous and you will not be identified through the information you provide unless you choose to identify yourself in your responses.

At the end of the survey, we ask for personal details to ensure we receive a comprehensive range of responses. Please note that you do not have to answer these questions.

By completing this survey, you agree to Police Scotland using your anonymised data for analysis and reporting that will improve the service we provide.

Police Scotland is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy. We have robust procedures in place to ensure that any data that you provide is processed and stored securely. We will never pass your data on to any third parties without your express consent. We also meet the requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018 (General Data Protection Regulation or 'GDPR').

If you have questions

If you have any questions, please email: InsightEngagement@scotland.pnn.police.uk.

Young Scot Membership 

If you are a young person aged 12-25, there is more information about how to claim your 150 Rewards points shown after you submit your response. Not a Member yet? Go to young.scot to sign up.

Why your views matter

It is important to stress that the purpose of this survey is to gather insight that we will use to ensure we are effective and collaborative in our approach; working with communities to keep people safe as they practice their human rights of freedom of assembly and of association.

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We will review responses to this survey on a regular basis. Our Operational Support Division will read your responses, helping inform our decision-making and future policy - keeping people safe is at the heart of everything we do. 


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