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CPS and ACPO announce charging developments

10/11/2009

The Crown Prosecution Service and Association of Chief Police Officers today announced the development of a nationwide programme to roll-out a successful CPS telephone charging advice service for police.… full story

DPP sets out what is expected of public prosecutors

02/11/2009

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer, QC, has today published a Statement of Ethical Principles, setting out what is expected of public prosecutors in England and Wales.… full story

The Public Prosecution Service - Setting the Standard

23/07/2009

The Public Prosecution Service - Setting the Standard

The Director of Public Prosecutions, Keir Starmer, QC, has today published his plan for taking forward the public prosecution service, at the heart of the criminal justice service… full story

Careers at the CPS

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Interested in fighting for justice? Find out about career opportunities at the CPS.

Latest Vacancies

Senior Crown Advocate

Chelmsford | Closing date 20 November 2009

Crown Advocate

Suffolk | Closing date 20 November 2009

Casework Assistant

Cambridge | Closing date 20 November 2009

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Victims and Witnesses

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Victims and witnesses are at the heart of the criminal justice system and we take our duties to victims and witnesses very seriously. Being fair and being seen to be fair are the cornerstones of everything we do. We aim to be transparent in what we do and keep you informed of our decisions.

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We consult with the public, community groups, the voluntary sector and other agencies about the way we do our work. You can help us to be better informed, fairer and more representative by participating in our consultations.

Latest Public Consultation

A public consultation on the DPP's interim guidance on assisted suicide

Closing date: 16 December 2009

A public consultation on the Code for Crown Prosecutors

Closing date: 11 January 2010

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We are committed to open justice and therefore publish detailed information about the way we work and the way we make decisions. In the professionals section you can find detailed Legal guidance, The Code for Crown Prosecutors and information about how we make decisions, the way we carry out our duties and how we spend public money.

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