Definition of Crown Prosecution Service in English:

Crown Prosecution Service

Line breaks: Crown Pros|ecu¦tion Ser|vice
(abbreviation: CPS)
(In England and Wales) an independent organization which decides whether cases brought by the police proceed to the criminal court. Its head is the Director of Public Prosecutions, with each region having its own Chief Crown Prosecutor.

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