1. Scots rapist attacked schoolgirl while on holiday in Florida

    A man has been jailed for a series of sexual assaults including the rape of a schoolgirl while on holiday in Florida.

    08 Jul 2022 Cases
  2. Civil recovery success against William McPhee Junior

    A forfeiture order has been made against William McPhee Junior for £52,702.37.

    07 Jul 2022 Cases
  3. Former politician jailed for embezzlement

    A 40-year-old woman has been sentenced to two years imprisonment after embezzling money from two Glasgow based organisations.

    30 Jun 2022 Cases
  4. Survey on improving the publications area of the COPFS website

    Help COPFS develop the publications area of our website by participating in a short survey.

    29 Jun 2022 COPFS corporate
  5. Metal detectorists sentenced

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

    24 Jun 2022 Cases
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. Hate Crime in Scotland, 2021-22

    An Official Statistics publication for Scotland.

    14 Jun 2022 COPFS corporate
  10. 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