Differential sentencing

The MoJ’s interactive Sankey diagram allows anyone to see the changes in sentencing trends and the differences in sentencing by age, gender and type of offence.

Police extend use of drones

Most police services now use drones and for an ever growing list of reasons: tracking suspects, gathering evidence, counter-terrorism

Prison officer recruitment picks up pace

Latest HMPPS workforce stats show a net increase of 715 frontline prison officers over the last three month period. However, experienced staff are still leaving at a rate of almost one in ten every year.

Updating victim liaison work post-Worboys

HMI Probation finds high levels of commitment but a slightly creaky and out-of-date victim liaison system. Should police or probation be responsible for victim liaison?

The latest drug trends in England

The latest official statistics reveal that more of us use cocaine than any other country and highlight a resurgence in drug use by school aged children.

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