A significant week for probation with the MoJ publishing the draft Target Operating Model for the new system which returns all offender management to the National Probation Service.
In other news the Met Police will pilot new powers to tackle knife crime from next month and the Domestic Abuse Bill was reintroduced to parliament.
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The Week in Justice is kindly sponsored by specialist prison photographer Andy Aitchison.
Probation inspectors find demoralised staff and very poor standards of casework.
Probation Inspectors concerned by the quality of DLNRCRC’s public protection work, particularly the weak attention to safeguarding.
This blog outlines some of the new and welcome things included in the model as well as an overview of our ongoing concerns.
Authorities were warned of risk posed by serial rapist eight years before series of sexual assaults
How CRCs represent & market their work - Nicola Carr & Gwen Robinson
Has sustained its strong performance and offered much to learn for other young offender institutions (YOIs).
The tragic story of Charlotte Nokes who was serving an IPP
Locked out?It is widely known that prisons in England are crowded and facing severe difficulties, but the health and health care use of the prisoners within has received little attention.
Long-term trends and patterns in homicide and explanation of main drivers.
Across the globe homicide rates are falling, whilst in the UK they continue to rise...
From next month new powers to tackle knife crime will be piloted by the Metropolitan Police.
Plans to simplify the country’s complex sentencing laws moves a step closer.
Dame Carol Black's Review of Drugs is perhaps the most important drug-related publication of the 21st century.
Domestic Abuse Bill to receive First Reading in the House of Commons.
Healthy Foundations is a three-year project to support women in the criminal justice system around their health.