Maintains secure custody and good order within prisons across Scotland.
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.
What happens after a verdict at court, including information on sentencing, appeals and the Victim Notification Scheme.
How to complain to the Scottish Prison Service if you’re unhappy with their service.
Get contact details, visiting times and facilities of a particular prison on the Scottish Prison Service website.
If someone you know is facing imprisonment or is already in prison, it could affect your finances. Find out what you can do to manage any money worries.
Home detention curfew allows people with convictions to serve part of their sentence in the community whilst wearing an electronic tag.
If you feel your human rights have been abused, there are many ways you can report it.
Visiting times, keeping in touch by email, telephone or letter and sending money to a prisoner.
Get support and advice if you know someone in prison.
Information for victims and witnesses on what happens at each stage of the criminal justice system.
How to visit someone in a prison. Includes help with prison visit costs.