1. Emergency release of short-term prisoners - using the Victim Notification Scheme

    Information about signing up for the Victim Notification Scheme (VNS) which offers victims information about the release of an offender.

    17 May 2024 COPFS corporate
  2. Lord Advocate announces changes to Crown counsel team

    The Lord Advocate welcomes a number of new additions to the Principal Crown Counsel team.

    19 Apr 2024 COPFS corporate
  3. Relocation of Dundee Procurator Fiscal Office

    New contact information

    26 Mar 2024 COPFS corporate
  4. Lisa Gillespie KC named Deputy Principal Crown Counsel

    Lisa Gillespie KC named Deputy Principal Crown Counsel

    15 Mar 2024 COPFS corporate
  5. Airdrie Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court

    Please note that some trials scheduled to take place at Airdrie Sheriff Court and Justice of the Peace Court have been moved to other locations.

    18 Jan 2024 COPFS corporate
  6. Crown Agent appointment confirmed

    John Logue confirmed as Crown Agent and Chief Executive of the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS).

    13 Dec 2023 COPFS corporate
  7. Parents warned Christmas puppy purchases could fund serious organised crime

    Families are being urged to avoid being tempted into buying puppies online as Christmas presents amid fears the money may be used by criminal gangs to prey on local communities throughout Scotland.

    04 Dec 2023 COPFS corporate
  8. Former Scotland youth player Paul MacDonald jailed for drug-trafficking offences

    A former Scotland youth team footballer who turned to serious organised crime has been jailed for seven years after being convicted of running a massive drugs-trafficking operation. 

    07 Nov 2023 COPFS corporate
  9. Domestic Abuse and Stalking charges in Scotland, 2022-23

    An Official Statistics publication for Scotland

    12 Sep 2023 COPFS corporate
  10. Lord Advocate urges victims of domestic abuse to seek safety and justice

    The Lord Advocate today pledged her ongoing support for victims and children suffering through domestic abuse and urged them to seek both safety and justice.

    12 Sep 2023 COPFS corporate