“All you need to know so as to be able to confidently report a case for prosecution.”


“Specialist Agencies should not be inhibited from reporting cases for prosecution because of lack of confidence in the way the system works”

The course will be of relevance to staff of all Specialist Reporting Agencies and Regulatory Services who have responsibility for investigating and reporting crimes to the COPFS, including Chartered Environmental Health Officers, Environmental Health Officers and other associated Environmental Health professionals (Enforcement Officers and Technical Officers etc).


– Understand the essential procedures involved in investigation and reporting crimes to the COPFS
– Learn how to identify the relevant crime particularly in relation to statutory crime
– Learn how to identify the correct accused – particularly in relation to Corporate Bodies
– Learn how to assess sufficiency of Evidence
– Understand the requirements of ‘Disclosure’ and ‘Revelation’
– Understand your responsibilities in relation to ‘Caution/ Caution and Charge’ and the relevance of the “Cadder” decision
– Learn how to identify procedural issues in relation to the service of statutory notices
– Understand the necessity for good management of Productions
– Understand the requirements for submission of cases via SRAWeb

  • Additional Files
  • Event Location
    Stirling Council, The Wallace Room, Old Viewforth,
  • Event Date
    10/10/2018 8:00 am
  • Event End Date
    10/10/2018 4:00 pm