Reducing reoffending – Punishment alone is not enough.

Ken ClarkePCA Chair Sue Hall speaks out on what is really needed to get offenders to mend their ways. The probation view, featured in Modern Government Magazine is in response to Justice Secretary Ken Clarke’s article on crime and punishment.

Reducing reoffending – Punishment alone is not enough.

Ken ClarkePCA Chair Sue Hall speaks out on what is really needed to get offenders to mend their ways. The probation view, featured in Modern Government Magazine is in response to Justice Secretary Ken Clarke’s article on crime and punishment.

Getting to grips with the complex problems of both offenders and families.

OffenderPCA business lead on community budgets Trevor Worsfold is interviewed by The Guardian about how Leicestershire and Rutland Probation Trust has been instrumental in a radical approach to local funding for offenders and their families in trouble.

 

The Probation Chiefs Association welcomes today’s Make Justice Work report

Community workRead the PCA statement from Heather Munro in response to the Make Justice Work report. In the wake of the report, also read about BBC News home editor Mark Easton’s visit to Leicestershire and Rutland Probation Trust to look at its approach in dealing with drug and alcohol issues, broadcast on this evening’s 6pm BBC News. For Mark Easton’s positive commentary on community sentences.

PCA reveal that only small percentage of people charged with offences related to riots had been supervised by the Probation Service.

The Probation Chiefs Association can reveal that only a small percentage of offenders, who have been charged with crimes as a result of the riots, had been supervised by the Probation Service. The Justice Secretary recent announcement was that almost 75% of those aged over 18, had previous convictions.