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Introduction to the Probation Service

by Dick Whitfield

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SECOND EDITION

Revised reprint with additional material by Mike Nellis

An account of the Probation Service, its history and modern-day role, including an update on the move to a national service and the re-branding of community orders.

Designed to be non-technical and suitable for beginners, this handbook has been used for training purposes for many years now. It looks at items which are central to the day-to-day work of the service. With a new Preface by Mike Nellis and chapters/appendices as follows:

1. A Brief History

2. The Probation Service Today

3. In and Out of Court

4. On Probation

5. Hostels

6. Community Service

7. Work in Prisons

8. Release on Licence

9. Youth Justice

10. Work in the Family Court

Appendices include Qualifying Training for the Probation Service; Useful Addresses; National Standards: A Summary; Further Reading; The Sentencing Framework.

Author

For many years, Dick Whitfield was chief probation officer for Kent and a prominent commentator on probation-related affairs. He is the author of three other Waterside Press works: Paying Back:Twenty Years of Community Service with David Scott, and Tackling the Tag: The Electronic Monitoring of Offenders, The Magic Bracelet: Technology and Offender Supervision – and also of The State of the Prisons: 200 Years On (Routledge, 1991).

Additional information

Weight460 g
Dimensions234 × 156 × 17 mm
Author

Publisher

Waterside Press

Format

Pages

184

Edition

2nd

Publication date

01/11/2001

ISBN

9781872870816

Place of origin

United Kingdom

Ebook (PDF)

9781906534271

Year of publication

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