1. Lord Advocate statement on Diversion from Prosecution

    The Lord Advocate Dorothy Bain QC made this statement to the Scottish Parliament on Diversion from Prosecution.

    22 Sep 2021 Statements
  2. Company sentenced for failings that led to injury

    In July 2021 at Falkirk Sheriff Court the company pled guilty to failing to have effective measures in place to prevent access to a dangerous part of machinery and were fined £20,000 in September 2021

    21 Sep 2021 Cases
  3. Lord Advocate welcomes publication of review into prosecution of criminal allegations against police

    The publication of a review into how the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service manages criminal allegations against the police has been welcomed by the Lord Advocate.

    09 Sep 2021 COPFS corporate
  4. Lord Advocate welcomes new Advocate Depute appointments

    The Lord Advocate has announced changes with the Crown Counsel team.

    09 Sep 2021 Statements
  5. Lord Advocate committed to tackling domestic abuse

    The Lord Advocate has vowed to give renewed focus to efforts by Scotland’s prosecutors to tackle domestic abuse and stalking as the justice system recovers from the effects of the coronavirus pandemic

    07 Sep 2021 Statements
  6. HMA v The Office of the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Scotland

    The Office of the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Scotland has admitted health and safety failings which led to the death of a 25-year-old woman.

    07 Sep 2021 Statements
  7. Domestic Abuse and Stalking charges in Scotland, 2020-21

    A report on Domestic Abuse and Stalking charges in Scotland 2020-21 was published providing information on charges reported to the Procurator Fiscal and identified as relating to Domestic Abuse.

    07 Sep 2021 COPFS corporate
  8. Two companies fined for failing that led to man’s injury

    Two companies have been fined a total of £100,000 after an employee was crushed by machinery.

    06 Sep 2021 Cases
  9. Man jailed for choking police officer

    A Coatbridge man who choked a police officer until he was unconscious has been jailed.

    02 Sep 2021 Cases
  10. Diving company fined after worker was stranded at sea

    An Orkney scallop diving company has been fined for failing to ensure the safety of its workers after a diver was lost at sea for eleven hours.

    02 Sep 2021 Cases