Another busy week across all parts of the criminal justice system.
The Parole Board's 50th Anniversary event featured an interesting speech by the Justice Secretary and an important presentation on IPPs and other concerns by the board's chair, Nick Hardwick.
The annual PEEL police effectiveness report painted a picture of police services under severe pressure driving significant changes in our approach to and expectations of policing.
The Probation Inspectorate is consulting on a new standards and rating system and published another report highlighting under-performance from both public and private sectors.
As always, just click on the tile for the full story.
NPS & CRC under-performing
Give your views on new probation & YOT standards.
Significantly stressed police forces need to change
Nick Hardwick's slidedeck
Speech by Justice Secretary David Lidington
MoJ abandons supreme court claim
Amelia Hill's profile of Unlocked
One of the first Unlocked Grads shares her experience
Under ministerial consideration
Drugs, violence & helplessness at Cat C training
Rob Allen analysis of Philip Lee Justice Cittee appearance
MoJ makes big step towards transparency
Wonderful prisoner's family life blog
Only 1/6 victims gets chance to make impact statement
Rob Allen on the growing gap between sentencers & probation.
Annual Conference 4 Dec, London
Magistrates' Association blog
Dreadful Mark van Dongen acid attack case
Evening seminar. London 14 Nov