Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service

Responsible for the prosecution of crime and the investigation of sudden or suspicious deaths and complaints against the police.


After a crime: your rights

Your rights as a victim or witness of crime – includes information on the Victims' Code for Scotland and the Standards of Service for victims and witnesses.

Extra help to be a witness

Includes where to get support and advice if you're worried about giving evidence, and information about special measures for vulnerable witnesses.

Giving evidence at court

What happens when you give evidence at court, including using special measures for vulnerable witnesses.