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This training DVD is aimed at all professionals working in the law sector. Made by Epilepsy Scotland, in partnership with the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service and Police Scotland this DVD clearly explains the issues for people with epilepsy including examples of post-seizure behaviour commonly mistaken for drunk or disorderly conduct Features include interviews with key experts and reconstructed examples with professional actors.

This DVD is invaluable CPD for police, lawyers and any professional who regularly comes into contact with people who may be wrongly thought to be drunk and disorderly - but may actually be having a seizure or in a post-seizure state.The insightful DVD can be purchased from the Epilepsy Scotland online shop.

 

GCJA information on alternatives to prosecution, remand and custody: A Summary of Community Options 

 

The Inspectorate of Prosecution in Scotland (IPS) is the independent inspectorate for the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS).

The aim of the IPS is to make recommendations that will result in clear and measurable improvements in COPFS service delivery, making COPFS more accountable and enhancing public confidence in the prosecution service.

All IPS thematic reports are published on the IPS section of the Scottish Government website. There are also reports on individual COPFS offices and areas.

 

Practical, sensible advice on Scotland’s laws for those coming to live in the country for the first time.

An English version of this guide is available here.

The guide is also available in 10 more languages, including: