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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Seafood company fined £80,000 for failings that led to woman’s death

    A Shetlands based company has been fined £80,000 after an employee sustained fatal injuries after being struck by a forklift truck.

    26 May 2022 Cases
  4. Man who raped elderly woman jailed

    A man who broke into an elderly woman’s home in the middle of the night and raped her has been jailed.

    13 May 2022 Cases
  5. National Stalking Awareness Week - how our Victim Information and Advice service bridges the gap

    The Victim Information and Advice service (VIA) within COPFS supports vulnerable people who, through no fault of their own, find themselves in the criminal justice process.

    28 Apr 2022 COPFS corporate
  6. Skipper fined for illegal fishing in protected area

    A 56-year-old fishing boat skipper has been fined £3211.43 after being found guilty of illegal fishing in a marine protected area off Scotland’s northwest coast.

    28 Apr 2022 Cases
  7. Gang member helped arrange murder of Dutch journalist

    A member of an organised crime gang who helped arrange the murder of a Dutch journalist has been jailed.

    22 Apr 2022 Cases
  8. Giffnock man sentenced for domestic abuse

    A man who hid raw fish in his former partner’s home and left offensive messages in the property was today sentenced to 240 hours community payback and made subject of a two year non-harassment order.

    22 Apr 2022 Cases
  9. Coronavirus (COVID-19): information for those due to attend court

    The Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to have an impact on the Scottish criminal justice system.

    21 Apr 2022 COVID-19
  10. Larkhall man sentenced for violent assault on ex-partner

    A 22-year-old man has been sentenced after attacking his former girlfriend.

    04 Apr 2022 Cases