Probation supporting response to COVID-19

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Two Community Rehabilitation Companies have mobilised 28 staff and a dozen vans across the region to transport food and essential goods to the elderly and people self-isolating during the COVID-19 pandemic. Interserve runs five Community Rehabilitation Companies (CRC) that provide rehabilitative services to 25 per cent of low and medium risk offenders across England. The…

Alcohol abstinence tag helps Dave get back on track

Alcohol abstinence tag helps Dave get back on track image

Dave* committed a violent offence after threatening a person in the street while drunk following a period in the grip of alcoholism. The 53-year-old is one of 226 people who took part in a two-year pilot scheme run by a partnership including the Offices of the Police and Crime Commissioners for Humberside, Lincolnshire and North…

Alcohol tagging pilot delivers positive results

Alcohol tagging pilot delivers positive results image

A pilot scheme requiring offenders to abstain from alcohol and wear an alcohol monitoring tag has been applauded by a Government minister following delivering positive results. An initial report by the National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) into the Humberside, Lincolnshire and North Yorkshire (HLNY) Alcohol Abstinence and Monitoring Requirement (AAMR) pilot was published yesterday. The two-year pilot…

Alcohol tag helps Dave live life

Alcohol tag helps Dave live life image

Dave* committed a violent offence after threatening a person in the street while blind drunk following a period in the grip of alcoholism. The 53-year-old is one of 226 people who took part in a two-year pilot scheme run by a partnership including the Offices of the Police and Crime Commissioners for Humberside, Lincolnshire and…