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  1. Metal detectorists sentenced

    Two men have been sentenced for illegal metal detecting, damaging a historic monument and removing an artefact.

    24 Jun 2022 Cases
  2. Glasgow secondary win prestigious national public speaking competition

    Holyrood Secondary School have been hailed as winners of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) national schools public speaking competition held at Parliament House. 

    21 Jun 2022 COPFS corporate
  3. Belfast man banned from owning animals after failing to look after puppies

    A man who failed to ensure the welfare of six puppies found in a van at a ferry port has been banned from owning animals for 15 years.

    15 Jun 2022 Cases
  4. GP Jailed for Rape of Woman He Met on Tinder

    An Edinburgh GP has been jailed for the rape of a woman he met through an online dating site.

    15 Jun 2022 Cases
  5. Hate Crime in Scotland, 2021-22

    An Official Statistics publication for Scotland.

    14 Jun 2022 COPFS corporate
  6. COPFS Committed to Tackling Hate Crime

    The Lord Advocate, Dorothy Bain QC, has renewed the commitment of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service to tackle hate crime robustly, following the publication of new figures.

    14 Jun 2022 Statements
  7. Fly tipper jailed

    A 30-year-old man has been jailed for large-scale fly tipping of car tyres on streets, car parks and empty land around Glasgow.

    10 Jun 2022 Cases
  8. Transport company fined £850,000 for failings that led to man’s death

    A Leeds based company has been fined £850,000 after an employee sustained fatal injuries while undergoing training.

    01 Jun 2022 Cases
  9. COPFS launches new accessible website for service users

    Today COPFS launches a new website to help the Scottish public access its services.

    30 May 2022 COPFS corporate
  10. Care company fined £450,000 for failings that led to woman’s death

    A care home company has been fined for health and safety failings which led to the death of a vulnerable woman in their care.

    27 May 2022 Cases