News

  1. Lord Advocate Dorothy Bain KC opens new Dundee COPFS premises

    The Lord Advocate, Dorothy Bain KC, today unveiled a plaque to mark the official opening of new office accommodation in Dundee for the city’s Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) staff.

    17 Jun 2024 COPFS corporate
  2. Dalziel High School in Motherwell win COPFS schools public speaking competition

    Dalziel High School in Motherwell have been crowned the winners of this year’s annual Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) schools public speaking competition.

    06 Jun 2024 COPFS corporate
  3. Three West of Scotland secondary schools this week go head-to-head in the final of a prestigious public speaking contest.

    Three West of Scotland secondary schools this week go head-to-head in the final of the prestigious COPFS schools public speaking contest.

    03 Jun 2024 COPFS corporate
  4. Emergency release of short-term prisoners - using the Victim Notification Scheme

    Information about signing up for the Victim Notification Scheme (VNS) which offers victims information about the release of an offender.

    17 May 2024 COPFS corporate
  5. Lord Advocate announces changes to Crown counsel team

    The Lord Advocate welcomes a number of new additions to the Principal Crown Counsel team.

    19 Apr 2024 COPFS corporate
  6. Relocation of Dundee Procurator Fiscal Office

    New contact information

    26 Mar 2024 COPFS corporate
  7. Lisa Gillespie KC named Deputy Principal Crown Counsel

    Lisa Gillespie KC named Deputy Principal Crown Counsel

    15 Mar 2024 COPFS corporate
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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