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Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2011-12

Criminal Proceedings in Scotland 2011-12

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

ISBN: 9781782562436

This bulletin forms part of the Scottish Government series of statistical bulletins on the criminal justice system.

Executive Summary

This bulletin forms part of the Scottish Government series of statistical bulletins on the criminal justice system. Statistics are presented on criminal proceedings concluded in Scottish courts and on a range of non-court disposals issued by the police and by the Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Service during the financial year 2011-12.

Please note that in tables 22 and 23 the headings of the rows after drunkenness were incorrrect and have been amended and the data updated to match. Date 13 December 2012.

Following further quality assurance with COPFS there have been minor revisions to a small of number of cases relating to fiscal fines.  This impacted two rows in table 25 and has moved one case of ‘handling offensive weapons’ in 2011-12 to ‘breach of the peace’.  Date 11 April 2013.