Reports received by COPFS
After a crime is classified and a suspect charged, police send a report to the Crown Office Procurator Fiscal Service (COPFS).
Total reports received by COPFS remain below 2019-20 levels.
- The total number of reports received by COPFS decreased at the start of lockdown. Numbers increased during April and May, but have remained below last year's average levels (dashed lines) throughout June and July.
- Undertaking report numbers have been consistently higher than 2019-20 levels.
- Custody report numbers have returned to 2019-20 levels.