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Publications

Printable resources by COPFS to support and advise those involved in a criminal case or death investigation.

  1. Defence recovery of sensitive personal records

    Victim Information and Advice (VIA) leaflet for witnesses who have been advised that access to their sensitive personal records is required as part of a case.

    Victims and witnesses Published: 29 Jun 2020
  2. Police and prosecution recovery of sensitive personal records

    Victim Information and Advice (VIA) leaflet for witnesses who have been advised that access to their sensitive personal records is required as part of a case.

    Victims and witnesses Published: 29 Jun 2020
  3. The Family Liaison Charter

    Read the charter for bereaved families which sets standards for the communication that COPFS will have with them.

    Death investigations Published: 01 Sep 2016
  4. Victims' Code for Scotland

    This Victims’ Code for Scotland clearly and simply sets out the rights of victims in one place.

    Victims and witnesses Published: 07 Nov 2018