We want to build confidence and trust in a system that upholds public protection and creates the conditions for individual rehabilitation. We want to better support the probation service in using evidence-based decision-making.
We can be contacted at the following email address: email@example.com.
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**Problem Addressed** Crime costs UK economy over £58bn pa, with 1.2mn people convicted annually. Of these, 87% have previous convictions, 60% of released prisoners and 30% on probation reoffend within 12 months. ...
Funded by: Innovate UK
Lead research organisation: Make Time Count Today Ltd
The project focuses on reducing reoffending through data analytics and targeted interventions, which may indirectly relate to changes in non-custodial sentencing over time.
Not only does Scotland imprison more people than most European countries, but our prison numbers are also rising despite a fall in crime levels. The Scottish Government is attempting to reduce imprisonment through increa...
Funded by: ESRC
Lead research organisation: University of Strathclyde
The project investigates compliance and breach in community-based disposals and post-custodial licenses, which can provide insights into non-custodial sentencing trends.
This project will apply the findings of an evaluation of Women's Community Services by Dr Polly Radcliffe and Gillian Hunter at ICPR. The aim of the project is to use our research findings to improve the sentencing of wo...
Funded by: ESRC
Lead research organisation: University of Kent
The project aims to improve sentencing for non-violent women offenders, which may involve non-custodial sentencing, but does not directly address changes over time.