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Chief Crown Prosecutors

Chief Crown Prosecutors are senior lawyers whose responsibilities include:

  • Carrying out prosecutions, including personal involvement in cases, according to CPS policy.
  • Setting and maintaining the highest professional and ethical standards in discharging the Service's local duties.
  • Representing the CPS within the local community and in partnership with other Criminal Justice System agencies.
  • Contributing to the national policy and strategy of the CPS.
  • Ensuring effective employee relations, personnel management and equal opportunities policies in their Area.

Chief Crown Prosecutors report directly to the Director of Public Prosecutions.