1. Health board fined after patient’s death

    A Glasgow health board has been fined £235,000 after a patient took his own life while in their care.

    10 Jul 2023 Cases
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Haulage company fined after driver fatally electrocuted

    An East Lothian based haulage company has been fined £150,000 after a 25-year-old LGV driver was fatally electrocuted.

    04 Jul 2023 Cases
  5. Two men jailed over serious organised crime plot to kill gangland rival

    Two men with links to serious organised crime who arranged to murder a gangland rival have been jailed.

    25 Jun 2023 Cases
  6. Drug smugglers with links to serious crime are imprisoned

    Three men with links to serious organised crime who carried out a drug-smuggling operation between Scotland and England have been jailed for a total of 12 years and nine months.

    23 Jun 2023 Cases
  7. Construction manager fined for damaging badger sett

    A 53-year-old Edinburgh site manager has been fined £3,600 after bulldozing a badger sett.

    22 Jun 2023 Cases
  8. Jail for abuser brought back from Vietnam

    A former teacher and football coach who was surrendered from Vietnam to stand trial for the sexual abuse of young boys has been jailed for five years. 

    21 Jun 2023 Cases
  9. Lanarkshire window cleaner jailed for sexual assault caught on camera

    A window cleaner who was caught on a video doorbell camera attempting to rape an elderly woman has been jailed for four years and six months.

    20 Jun 2023 Cases
  10. 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