Victims and Witnesses (Scotland) Act 2014

If you have been a victim or a witness to a crime we will support you throughout your involvement with the criminal justice system.

Victimes of crime Scotland

We will support you by;

  • Giving you the right to certain information about your case
  • Giving you clear Standards of Service for victims and witnesses
  • Giving vulnerable victims the right to access special measures designed to help them give evidence in court
  • Requires the court to consider compensation to you in relevant cases
  • A victim surcharge paid for by offenders, so that they contribute to the cost of supporting you

Standards of Service

Our Standards of Service can be found here. If you wish to have this posted to you, please contact Crime Management Department on 0141 843 1109 or

Request for Disclosure of Information

If you wish to make a request for disclosure of information please click here to access the form. If you wish to have the form posted to you please contact Crime Management Department on 0141 843 1109 or

Related Links

Further information on getting support as a victim or witness of crime can be found on the Scottish Government website.

Victim Support Scotland (VSS) is one of the main support services for victims and witnesses in Scotland. VSS offers a free and confidential service to people affected by crime throughout Scotland.

Further information on Victim Support Scotland can be found on the VSS website

Contact Us

To report a crime or incident, call

0800 40 50 40

or text 61016

In an emergency call 999