1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Hate Crime in Scotland, 2021-22

    An Official Statistics publication for Scotland.

    14 Jun 2022 COPFS corporate
  4. 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
  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. COPFS shows commitment to employees with life-limiting illness

    On 24 March 2022, COPFS leaders and trade union representatives showed their commitment to supporting colleagues with life-limiting illness.

    31 Mar 2022 COPFS corporate
  7. Ashley Edwards QC named as principal Crown counsel

    The Lord Advocate has appointed Ashley Edwards QC to be principal Crown counsel and lead the advocate depute team in the prosecution of serious crime.

    02 Feb 2022 COPFS corporate
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. COPFS committed to tackling Hate Crime

    The Lord Advocate, James Wolffe QC, has reaffirmed the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service’s robust approach to tackling hate crime following the publication of new figures on the issue.

    11 Jun 2021 COPFS corporate