All this week the Probation Chiefs Association and Probation Trusts have been celebrating 40 years of Community Payback.
Over the past four decades the name may have changed – Community Service, Community Punishment – but it’s principles of reparation, rehabilitation and punishment have remained.
The following link is a selection of tweets from across Probation Trusts to mark this birthday. It includes pictures, success stories, news and facts.
The collection shows how Community Payback remains a powerful and effective sentencing tool.