Victims and witnesses are at the heart of the criminal justice system and we take our duties to victims and witnesses very seriously. Being fair and being seen to be fair are the cornerstones of everything we do. We aim to be transparent in what we do and keep you informed of our decisions.
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CPS Successes of the month
A new section has been launched on the website to let the public know about the excellent work our lawyers, caseworkers and support staff do on a daily basis.
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We consult with the public, community groups, the voluntary sector and other agencies about the way we do our work. You can help us to be better informed, fairer and more representative by participating in our consultations.
Latest Public Consultation
The CPS Guidelines on prosecuting social media cases were first published as interim Guidelines in December 2012. They were consulted on and finalised Guidelines were published in June 2013.
We have decided to refresh the Guidelines, to reflect a number of recent legal and social developments and to clarify various aspects of the Guidelines.
Find out more about the consultation on the Interim Revised CPS Guidelines on Prosecuting Social Media Cases
We publish detailed information about the way we work and the way we make decisions. In the Prosecution Policy and Guidance section you can find detailed legal guidance, The Code for Crown Prosecutors and further information about how we make decisions, the way we carry out our duties and how we spend public money.
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