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Police, prisons and crime rates

The man with a hammer tends to see every problem as a nail. By the same token, the think tank in search of prison as the answer to crime will surely find it.

So it is that Civitas, a think...

By 
Richard Garside
11 July 2012
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Crime, persistent offenders and the justice gap

Crime, persistent offenders and the justice gap begins by outlining the problem of ‘attrition’ in the criminal justice system. Attrition refers to the gap between levels of known crime and the response of the criminal justice system in terms of prosecutions, convictions and sentencing. As this...
By 
Richard Garside
22 October 2004
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Scoping study on a community based centre for male adult offenders with multiple needs

This report sets out the results of a scoping study. Chapter one provides the context examining the current sentencing framework and the commissioning structures being created by the National Offender Management Service. Chapter two reviews the needs of offenders with multiple needs and considers...