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

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TVAL1358 - Crown Prosecutor x 2

CPS Thames and Chiltern, Reading and St Albans | Closing date 18 August 2017

DITS0016 - Customer Service Agent - HQ Digital Technology Services

York | Closing date 14 August 2017

SEAG1170 ? HR Advisor ? CPS South East ? Temporary ? External

Brighton, Canterbury or London | Closing date 13 August 2017

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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.

Find out more about what happens when you are a victim or witness


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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

Consultation on CPS Legal Guidance on Secondary Liability

The CPS has revised its Legal Guidance on Secondary Liability (previously titled "Joint Enterprise") following the decision of the Supreme Court in R v Jogee; Ruddock v The Queen [2016] UKSC 8; UKPC 7.

This consultation document sets out the main principles of secondary liability, as stated in Jogee, and provides guidance on how prosecutors should approach charging decisions in cases of secondary liability, in particular those that involve conditional intent and those that involve group assaults.

We want to know what you think.

Find out more about the Consultation on CPS Legal Guidance on Secondary Liability - on this site

Prosecution Policy & Guidance

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We publish detailed information about the way we work and the way we make decisions. In the Prosecution Policy and Guidance section you can find detailed legal guidance, The Code for Crown Prosecutors and further information about how we make decisions, the way we carry out our duties and how we spend public money.

Find out more about how we work and make decisions