1. 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
  2. Domestic Abuse and Stalking charges in Scotland, 2022-23

    An Official Statistics publication for Scotland

    12 Sep 2023 COPFS corporate
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Three top schools to battle it out in final of COPFS public speaking competition

    Three of Scotland’s top secondary schools will next month go head-to-head in the final of a prestigious public speaking contest.

    22 May 2023 COPFS corporate
  9. COPFS outlines ambitious vision for Scotland’s prosecution service

    Today the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has published a new Strategic Plan outlining the organisation’s vision and goals to 2027.

    19 Apr 2023 COPFS corporate
  10. Industrial action on 15 March

    Details about disruption to our services on 15 March due to industrial action and advice for those due to attend court or a COPFS office.

    13 Mar 2023 COPFS corporate