Scotland's prosecution service
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) is Scotland’s public prosecution service and death investigation authority.
Services for people involved in a criminal case or death investigation, including victim support, claiming expenses, and information for bereaved families.
Guidance about Scotland's criminal justice system and attending court as a victim, witness or when you have been accused of a crime.
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.Find an office
Pay a fine
Pay for speeding tickets and other fines at the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service.Go to SCTS website
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A former SNP councillor has been jailed for grooming and abusing six teenage boys. Forty-year-old Mark Kerr, from Motherwell, was found guilty of nine charges involving young males, including one attempted rape.
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