COPFS

AcronymDefinition
COPFSCrown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service (UK)
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David Harvie, crown agent at COPFS, said: "This fantastic result recognises our long-held commitment to developing and sustaining a diverse workforce in an environment that is welcoming and inclusive.
Under the deal, RCS will share anonymous feedback on victims' experiences of the criminal justice system and their views on the service provided by COPFS.
COPFS have a policy of zero tolerance of bullying, harassment and discrimination.
In May 2008 Alison was seconded from COPFS to take up an appointment as a Trial Advocate Depute and in February 2010 joined the COPFS National Sexual Crimes Unit.
The SCTS Estate and COPFS Estate are listed at Appendix 1: A:SCTS Estate & B:COPFS Estate.
Holyrood's justice committee are carrying out an inquiry into COPFS and is to hear from SPF general secretary Calum Steele on Tuesday.
Scotland and Angus Council carried out a joint investigation under the direction of COPFS into the death of a six-year-old boy on June 22 2011 after an incident at the Red Lion Caravan Park.
COPFS needs to move legal documents and correspondence between its various offices throughout Scotland.
A dedicated team of specialists in COPFS have already started work linking in with the other agencies.
A COPFS spokesman said: "The Lord Advocate has today applied to the High Court for authority under the Double Jeopardy (Scotland) Act 2011 to set aside the acquittal of Angus Sinclair and prosecute him again for the murders of Christine Eadie and Helen Scott.
COPFS employs approximately 1650 staff on two payrolls, across multiple sites based around Scotland, The current HR system is semi-managed and as a Civil Service Department COPFS is governed by Civil Service pay and pension rules.