Transforming Rehabilitation: A Fiscal Motivated Approach to Offender Management

Published 11/12/2013
Type Article
Author(s) Steven D Calder, Anthony H Goodman
Corresponding Authors Steven D Calder, PhD student, Middlesex University Anthony H Goodman, Criminology Professor, Middlesex University

The probation service is about to undergo major changes in its structure as the Government drives through its proposals outlined in Transforming Rehabilitation. The question is whether this will be an improvement in how offenders are supervised and supported? In addition what will be the impact on the protection of the public? This paper outlines a number of concerns that are already affecting probation staff including the issue of risk.