This involves asking a series of questions and working out whether it is in the public’s interest to prosecute the defendant.
Discuss the role of the CPS within the English and Welsh legal system.
JAMES DOLPHIN T305 The CPS (Crown Prosecution Service) is responsible for prosecuting all criminal cases.
This can be found under the Prosecution of Offences act 1985.
The CPS was established in 1985 but it was in 1970 during the justice report that there were problems found within the police services when it came to prosecuting criminals.