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COPFS looks to the future criminal justice workforce

24 Sep 2014

COPFS is working with schools on new teaching materials to encourage young people to consider future careers in criminal justice.


Our role in your community - new free resource

23 Sep 2014

A new Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service DVD resource has been created as a free aid to explain: the role and responsibilities; the processes and practices; and the day to day duties of Scottish prosecutors. 


A further 150 reasons not to drink and drive

19 Aug 2014

More than 150 drink drivers in Scotland had their motor vehicles seized then sold or scrapped between April 2013 and March 2014.

An average of three vehicles a week were forfeited by repeat drink and drug driving offenders; first offenders driving or attempting to drive with a high alcohol reading; and those who refused to give a sample of breath to the police without a reasonable excuse.

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