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COPFS and Police Scotland issue joint statement on Smyllum Park Home

Sep 2017

COPFS and Police Scotland recognise the level of public concern following media reports about Smyllum Park Home, including reports that children were buried in unmarked graves.

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Prosecution in the Public Interest

Sep 2017

The Lord Advocate, James Wolffe QC, delivered the Apex Scotland annual lecture on the subject of “Prosecution in the Public Interest”. Read more ...

Domestic Abuse charges for 2016-17

Aug 2017
COPFS figures published today show that prosecutors in Scotland dealt with over 30,000 domestic abuse charges reported by Police Scotland in the year 2016-17.
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