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Family Support - Do you have family or a friend who is currently serving a sentence?
Click on the link for useful contacts.

The Voice of Probation Trusts
A Local Partnership Development Strategy for probation trusts.

New representative body for crime partnerships maps its future
Association of Business Crime Partnerships Limited (ABCP) was created following a joint board meeting between AABC and ATCM on the 3rd June. The new organisation has the support of both the Home Office and ACPO business crime.

Smoking, Drinking and Drug use among Young People in England in 2009
This report contains results from an annual survey of secondary school pupils in years 7 to 11 (mostly aged 11 to 15). 7,674 pupils in 247 schools in England completed questionnaires in the autumn term of 2009

Crime in England & Wales 2009/10
Findings from the British Crime Survey & Police recorded Crime

Cleaner Safer Greener Communities
These pages contain information on Communities and Local Government's work in this area.  Creating cleaner, safer and greener communities by improving the quality of planning, design, management and maintenance of public spaces and the built environment.

Community Sentencing - Reducing Reoffending, Changing Lives
A report showing how community sentences work, bringing together the experiences of probation officers, offenders, victims, academics and third parties.

Creating Healthier Communities: a Resource Pack for Local Partnerships
This site provides links to support tools such as Floor Targets Interactive and a range of useful Factsheets and Toolkits.

Introduction to Intelligence-Led Policing
This practice advice assumes no previous knowledge or experience of intelligence-led policing. It is designed as a quick reference guide for staff who are not intelligence specialists, but require an understanding of intelligence-led policing processes as part of their day-to-day duties.

Local Adult Re-offending, 1 January 2008 - 31 December 2008 England and Wales Ministry of Justice Statistics Bulletin

National Retail Crime Steering Group Action Plan (NRCSG) - August 2009
The action plan outlines how we will go further to make sure retailers are secure from crime against businesses. It shows activity already undertaken by the steering group, as well as looking at new areas where we can help.

Place Survey: England - Headline Results 2008

The 2008 Place Survey provides information on people's perceptions of their local area and the local services they receive. This release summarises the headline findings for England and Government Office regions with results for individual local authorities shown in the accompanying tables.
Place Survey: England - Headline Results 2008 (Revised)

Prolific and other Priority Offenders - A Joint Inspection of the PPO Programme by HMI, Probation, HMCPSI, HMICA, HMI, Prisons and HMIC July 09
A report which visits all Prolific and other Priority Offender schemes nationally assessing performance in the community and the delivery of interventions leading to potentially positive outcomes.

Publication Hub – Gateway to UK National Statistics
The Publication Hub delivers updates and provides statistical news releases for all new National Statistics.  It also provides links to statistical products that are not classed as National Statistics.  It is the only website where you can access past and present statistical releases.  In addition, you can find out information about when future statistical releases are going to be available. 

The Publication Hub should be the first port of call for all those seeking the latest statistics from government departments in the UK.  It is the central website for hosting all first releases of National Statistics.

Publicising Criminal Convictions
Letting local communities know about sentences handed out in the courts opens up the criminal justice service, making it more transparent and accountable to the public, and increases the public's confidence.

Publicising Sentencing Outcomes
Guidance for public authorities on publicising information (including via the internet) about individual sentencing outcomes within the current legal framework.

Rapid Evidence Assessment of the Evidence on the Effectiveness of Interventions with Persistent/Prolific Offenders in Reducing Re-Offending
This paper reports on the results from a Rapid Evidence Assessment (REA) conducted to review the UK and international literature assessing the effectiveness of interventions for persistent and prolific offenders in reducing re-offending behaviour.

Redefining Justice: Addressing the Individual Needs of Victims and Witnesses
This is an independent study by victims' champion Sara Payne of how frontline services meet the needs of victims and witnesses.

Reducing Reoffending: Supporting Families, Creating Better Futures
This is a framework for improving the local delivery of support for families of offenders.

Story of the Prison Population 1995-2009
A report providing a summary of what happened to the prison population between 1995 and 2009 and the major factors contributing to the changes.

The Economic Case for Cohesion
This study looks at the available evidence on the economic benefits of building cohesion. It reviews evidence for crime, fear of crime, education, employment, health and economic investment.

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