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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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New agreement for CPS Designated Caseworkers to join ILEX

The Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) and the Institute of Legal Executives (ILEX) have agreed in principle that later this year CPS Designated Caseworkers (DCWs) will be admitted into the Institute of Legal Executives for the first time.

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CPS Success Stories

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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The CPS occasionally conducts consultations to help inform their policy making.

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