Scotland's prosecution service

The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) is Scotland’s public prosecution service and death investigation authority.

  • Support and services

    Services for people involved in a criminal case or death investigation, including victim support, claiming expenses, and information for bereaved families.

  • The justice process

    Guidance about Scotland's criminal justice system and attending court as a victim, witness or when you have been accused of a crime.

  • About COPFS

    Information about our role as Scotland's prosecution service and death investigation authority. Plus, published reports and statistics, and job vacancies.

Find a local COPFS office

Find contact and address details for COPFS offices in Scotland.

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Pay a fine

Pay for speeding tickets and other fines at the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service.

Go to SCTS website

Latest news

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Court process begins for the FAI into the death of a pedestrian

The Procurator Fiscal has lodged a First Notice to begin the court process for a Fatal Accident Inquiry into the death of Chloe Morrison.

01 Mar 2024

Report a crime

If you or someone else is in immediate danger, call 999.

To report a crime, contact Police Scotland on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.