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The Crown Prosecution Service is responsible for prosecuting criminal cases investigated by the police in England and Wales.

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CPS statement following conviction of Office of Commissioner of Police of the Metropolis

This was a serious allegation of an offence under legislation enacted by Parliament specifically to protect the public. It followed a thorough investigation by the Independent Police Complaints Commission. During legal argument at an early stage in the case, the trial judge ruled that the Crown’s decision to prosecute “cannot be impugned”.

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We are currently recruiting for an Administrative Officer at CPS Lincolnshire. Close 16 November 2007.

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You can find out how we are performing by looking at our latest Case Outcomes and Area Performance Summary. Here are just a few of our recent successes.

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