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Criminal proceedings in Scotland: 2018-2019

Statistics are presented on criminal proceedings concluded in Scottish courts and on a range of measures available as alternatives to prosecution, which are issued by the police and by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service.

Criminal proceedings in Scotland: 2018-2019
Table 20 People given COPFS disposals by disposal type, 2009-10 to 2018-191

Table 20 People given COPFS disposals by disposal type, 2009-10 to 2018-191

2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 2018-19 % change 17-18 to 18-19
All COPFS disposals 59,108 60,099 67,341 87,593 82,357 63,116 62,463 41,825 41,835 35,597 -15
Fiscal fine 36,057 35,604 42,184 47,969 47,259 36,314 34,477 21,825 22,693 18,443 -19
Fiscal fixed penalty 18,592 20,357 21,067 21,669 23,467 15,488 10,748 8,430 6,546 6,977 7
Fiscal warning - - - 14,528 8,863 8,698 14,043 8,667 9,390 6,211 -34
Fiscal combined fine + compensation 2,030 2,195 2,713 2,334 1,930 1,986 2,671 2,217 1,979 3,180 61
Fiscal compensation 1,985 1,838 1,322 1,023 783 597 506 669 1,216 779 -36
Fiscal fixed penalties (Pre-SJR) 444 105 55 70 55 33 18 17 11 7 -36

1. Due to the way they were recorded by COPFS, Fiscal Warning statistics are unavailable before 2012-13.


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