Coronavirus (COVID-19): Justice Analytical Services Data Report - March 2021

Monthly data report on how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the justice system in Scotland, including information from Police Scotland, Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service, Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service, and Scottish Prison Service.

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Summary of COPFS First Substantive Markings

There are 3 types of marking decision available to COPFS:

  • No Action
  • Direct Measures
  • Court proceedings

Following an increase in all marking types in January 2021, numbers of markings have decreased in February & March. Markings for No Action and Direct Measures remain at or above 19-20 average levels and markings for court are below 19-20 average levels.

Chart: Subjects marked
Bar graph showing a breakdown of COPFS markings.



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