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  1. 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
  2. Domestic Abuse and Stalking charges in Scotland, 2021-22

    An Official Statistics publication for Scotland

    21 Sep 2022 COPFS corporate
  3. 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
  4. Mock trial to raise awareness of race hate crime

    COPFS prosecutors staged a mock trial at Glasgow Sheriff Court to highlight racially aggravated hate crime. 

    30 Aug 2022 COPFS corporate
  5. Lord Advocate’s visit to world-renowned research centre highlights vital role of science in pursuit of justice.

    The Lord Advocate Dorothy Bain QC today visited a leading science research centre where the secrets of cold cases are unlocked, and new techniques to prosecute crimes of the future are developed.

    29 Jul 2022 COPFS corporate
  6. COPFS recognised as carer-friendly employer

    The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) has received an award from Carer Positive Scotland, recognising the supportive working environment offered for those with caring responsibilities

    21 Jul 2022 COPFS corporate
  7. COPFS joins with Edinburgh University to help victims

    Social work students have been learning how to support crime victims and witnesses in an innovative pilot project at the heart of Scotland’s courts.

    08 Jul 2022 COPFS corporate
  8. Survey on improving the publications area of the COPFS website

    Help COPFS develop the publications area of our website by participating in a short survey.

    29 Jun 2022 COPFS corporate
  9. Glasgow secondary win prestigious national public speaking competition

    Holyrood Secondary School have been hailed as winners of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) national schools public speaking competition held at Parliament House. 

    21 Jun 2022 COPFS corporate
  10. Hate Crime in Scotland, 2021-22

    An Official Statistics publication for Scotland.

    14 Jun 2022 COPFS corporate