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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 - The role of the youth prosecutor

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

Autumn Performance Report

CPS Autumn Performance Report 2008

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CPS updates its rape and domestic violence policies

Revised public policies on the way the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) handles cases of rape and domestic violence aim to give greater clarity to those who support victims, and provide consistency for prosecutors.

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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 and news stories.

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