Project

The future of probation

We are working with a network of professional groups, trade unions and civil society organisations to press for an improved structure and working arrangements for the probation service.

Lead by the Probation Institute , and with the informal title of the Probation Alliance, the initiative is pressing for the reunification of probation, and the recreation of of publicly-owned service, following the disastrous part-privatisation under the former coalition government. The Alliance...
Comment

Probation and armed forces veterans: needs and services

The Armed Services Covenant marks a government commitment to make sure that armed services leavers are not disadvantaged in their dealings with public services. In 2014, the...

By 
Roger Grimshaw
7 February 2017
News

Report on armed forces veterans under probation supervision

A report profiling provision of services to Armed Forces Veterans under the supervision of Probation Services in England and Wales was launched today by the Probation Institute, the Forces in Mind Trust, and the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies.

The report looks into the reasons for ex-service personnel ending up in the criminal justice system, examining the support provided to them and how that support could be improved; it was produced by the Centre for Crime and Justice Studies for the Probation Institute and funded by the Forces in...