News

  1. Airdrie Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

    Please note that some trials scheduled to take place at Airdrie Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court have been moved to other locations.

    18 Jan 2024 COPFS corporate
  2. Crown Agent appointment confirmed

    John Logue confirmed as Crown Agent and Chief Executive of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS).

    13 Dec 2023 COPFS corporate
  3. Parents warned Christmas puppy purchases could fund serious organised crime

    Families are being urged to avoid being tempted into buying puppies online as Christmas presents amid fears the money may be used by criminal gangs to prey on local communities throughout Scotland.

    04 Dec 2023 COPFS corporate
  4. Former Scotland youth player Paul MacDonald jailed for drug-trafficking offences

    A former Scotland youth team footballer who turned to serious organised crime has been jailed for seven years after being convicted of running a massive drugs-trafficking operation. 

    07 Nov 2023 COPFS corporate
  5. Domestic Abuse and Stalking charges in Scotland, 2022-23

    An Official Statistics publication for Scotland

    12 Sep 2023 COPFS corporate
  6. Lord Advocate urges victims of domestic abuse to seek safety and justice

    The Lord Advocate today pledged her ongoing support for victims and children suffering through domestic abuse and urged them to seek both safety and justice.

    12 Sep 2023 COPFS corporate
  7. Elgin's Procurator Fiscal office to undergo eco-friendly refit

    Elgin's Procurator Fiscal office is going green with a clean energy refit

    07 Aug 2023 COPFS corporate
  8. Crown Office powers further toward a greener future with solar energy

    Crown Office buildings are powering up for a greener future and reducing their carbon footprint by embracing solar energy

    10 Jul 2023 COPFS corporate
  9. New guidance published to protect children and vulnerable individuals from serious organised crime groups

    New guidance has been put in place to help identify victims at risk of exploitation by serious organised crime groups.

    07 Jul 2023 COPFS corporate
  10. Pupils from St Peter the Apostle in Clydebank win prestigious COPFS Public Speaking Competition

    Two pupils from St Peter the Apostle High School in Clydebank have been crowned winners of this year’s Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) school public speaking competition.

    08 Jun 2023 COPFS corporate