The Lord Advocate James Wolffe QC and Assistant Chief Constable Mark Williams have launched a new Joint Protocol on domestic abuse.
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal (COPFS) has been named as Scotland’s top public sector organisation in the 2017 Stonewall UK Workplace Equality Index for the fourth year running. It is ranked 13th out of more than 400 organisations across the UK.
The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service is a member of the National Advisory Group working on the draft British Sign Language (BSL) National Plan 2017-2023. The Scottish Government’s consultation on the plan is now open.
COPFS has been ranked 13th in the Stonewall 'Top 100 Employers' list for 2017.
The Lord Advocate, James Wolffe QC has welcomed the publication today of the ‘Review of victim care in the justice sector in Scotland’.
COPFS is playing its part to help raise awareness of the prevalence of all forms of gender-based violence and to galvanise action to end violence against women in our own communities and around the world.
COPFS figures published today show that domestic abuse continues to be a significant issue in Scotland. Prosecutors dealt with over 34,000 charges reported by Police Scotland in the year 2015-16.
The Solicitor General for Scotland, Alison Di Rollo QC supported Police Scotland’s launch of the ‘I Am Me Cinebus’ which will be used to visit schools and communities across the country, to raise awareness and educate groups of all ages, on disability hate crime.