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One step at a time

As an inveterate reader, I have a particular interest, as a former Probation Officer, in exploring the radical ways of mitigating the, often damaging, impact of poorly considered criminal justice...

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Mike Guilfoyle
2 September 2014
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The probation spending crisis

Mark Oldfield and Roger Grimshaw argue that increased probation funding has failed to match the costs of delivering services
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On the run from justice

Having just read Alice Hoffman's poignant account of what being on the 'wrong side of the law' is like in inner-city Philadelphia, ...

By 
Mike Guilfoyle
2 July 2014
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Believing in someone

I read with considerable interest the recent legislative changes outlined in the Offender Rehabilitation Act 2014 to...

By 
Mike Guilfoyle
3 April 2014
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Someone to listen to

Stephen Grosz writes engagingly wise...

By 
Mike Guilfoyle
26 February 2014
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Risky and fundamentally misguided

I won't forget 19 September 2013 in a hurry. Though it was my daughter's birthday, that's not the reason.

My mind was focused on the heavily predicted, but no less shocking,...

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Professor Paul Senior
24 September 2013
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The great probation sell-off

Today marks the next stage in the Transforming Rehabilitation programme, with the launch of the competition to deliver the bulk of probation work in England and Wales.

The...

By 
Richard Garside
19 September 2013