COPFS



Prosecutors forced to do paperwork by hand following computer crash

Prosecutors had to write charges out by hand after the Crown Office's iPad-based file system crashed yesterday, The Courier reports.

Published 10 September 2019

Crown Office to be investigated by child abuse inquiry over alleged failures

The Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS) is likely to be investigated over alleged failures as part of an inquiry into historical child abuse, The Sunday Times reports.

Published 7 May 2019

Sheriff at Perth throws out cases Crown failed to work on

An infuriated sheriff has thrown out three cases after getting fed up with the lack of work done by the Crown.

Published 19 February 2019

Retail company fined £450,000 for failings that led to girl’s injury

A London-based company has admitted a health and safety offence after a falling barrier struck a young girl at a shopping centre in Glasgow.

Published 31 January 2019