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

Speech by Keir Starmer QC, Director of Public Prosecutions - A prosecution service for the 21st century

Decision On Prosecution - The Death By Suicide Of Daniel James - Keir Starmer QC, Director of Public Prosecutions

Autumn Performance Report

CPS Autumn Performance Report 2008

CPS consults on changes to prosecution principles

The Crown Prosecution Service has today launched a twelve week public consultation on the Code for Crown Prosecutors, the document which sets out the principles which prosecutors must follow when they decide whether or not to prosecute an individual.

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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 and news stories.

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