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  1. Outgoing Crown Agent leaves with thanks

    The Lord Advocate Dorothy Bain KC has thanked David Harvie for his service as Crown Agent of COPFS as he steps down from the role. John Logue has been appointed Interim Crown Agent.

    23 Sep 2022 Statements
  2. New initiative to build links between prosecutors and victims of domestic abuse.

    An innovative pilot scheme which aims to transform the service offered to victims of domestic abuse by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) launched this month.

    23 Sep 2022 COPFS corporate
  3. Rapist jailed for twelve years for attacks on children and women over twenty years

    A Fife man who raped children and women over the course of two decades has been jailed for twelve years today.  

    23 Sep 2022 Cases
  4. Domestic Abuse and Stalking charges in Scotland, 2021-22

    An Official Statistics publication for Scotland

    21 Sep 2022 COPFS corporate
  5. Lord Advocate pledges robust prosecution for crimes of domestic abuse

    The Lord Advocate today renewed her pledge to tackle the traumatising crimes of domestic abuse and stalking with robust prosecution of offenders.

    21 Sep 2022 COPFS corporate
  6. Company director fined over £9000 for damaging a badger sett

    The director of a construction company has been fined £9,350 after allowing a worker to damage a badger sett at a housing development in Aberdeen.

    20 Sep 2022 Cases
  7. Musselburgh man sentenced for fly-tipping

    A 33-year-old man has been sentenced for illegally disposing of waste in East Lothian.

    20 Sep 2022 Cases
  8. Attending court during the period of mourning and on Monday 19 September

    Information for those due to attend court in the period of mourning or day of the Queen's funeral

    12 Sep 2022 Statements
  9. Court arrangements for Monday 12 and Tuesday 13 September

    Arrangements are now being made for a period of mourning following the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, which will include a number of ceremonies in central Edinburgh in the coming days.

    09 Sep 2022 Statements
  10. Death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

    It is with great sadness that COPFS has learned of the death of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II.

    08 Sep 2022 Statements