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
Consultation on the Interim guidance on the public interest in prosecuting non-recent cases where a nominal penalty is the likely outcome: Public Consultation
Published: 27 February 2014
This consultation is now open
Consultation on the Interim Guidelines on Prosecuting Cases of Child Sexual Abuse: Public Consultation
Published: 11 June 2013
This consultation is now closed
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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