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Can community hubs offer a better service to people on probation?

Her Majesty’ Inspectorate of Probation has significantly increased the range of services it offers over the last two to three years. Historically, HMI Probation has focused solely on inspection work with a combination of inspections into particular probation divisions/areas or on themes such as probation work with drug using offenders.… Work with Offenders examines the latest research and analysis bulletin from HMI Probation...

Children’s experience of domestic abuse and criminality

Yesterday Dame Vera Baird, the Victims’ Commissioner for England and Wales, published a literature review on children’s experience of domestic abuse and criminality. The report, authored by Julian Molina and Jade Levell, looks at children’s experiences of domestic abuse and their criminality, including childhood criminal exploitation, serious youth violence and… Work with Offenders looks at a new literature review from the Victims’ Commissioner...

How Integrated Offender Management lost its way

Last Friday (28 February 2020) the Probation and Police inspectorates published a joint report which concluded that the Integrated Offender Management scheme, designed to manage our most prolific offenders, had lost its way. What is IOM? The Integrated Offender Management approach was originally established in 2009 as the next stage… Work with Offenders looks at the detail of a new joint inspection report into how we manage our most persistent and problematic offenders....