The CPS prosecutes cases at:

  • Derby Crown Court
  • Derby Magistrates Court
  • Buxton Magistrates Court
  • Chesterfield Magistrates Court


Photo of Matlock Bath in DerbyshireCPS East Midlands serves Derbyshire's population of approximately 1 million through dealing with around 17,000 criminal cases in the Magistrates Court and 2,000 criminal cases in the Crown Court every year.

The Magistrates Court team prosecutes cases at Derby, Buxton and Chesterfield.

More serious criminal cases are heard in the Crown Court, usually in Derby but sometimes in neighbouring courts, and are covered by the Crown Court team.

Derbyshire cases are managed at the northern office, which is in Nottingham.