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Saleha Wadee, CEO of Laurus Development, with her second post on setting up the first mutual to spin out of the probation service. “One of our values is “acting…

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I’ve never really understood why right-wing think tanks have been such strong advocates of Police and Crime Commissioners expanding their powers at such an early stage in their existence. Reform…

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The IfG makes two very critical findings of the current commissioning of reducing reoffending services. Firstly, local commissioning is ineffective in most areas. Seondly, neither NOMS nor Probation Trusts has…

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If successful recovery from addiction can only be achieved by a coordinated approach across the health, drug treatment, criminal justice, housing, social care and ETE (employment, training and education) sectors…

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Tweet An anonymous tweeter based in a West Midlands Probation Hostel, @SWMPTrustAPLive, writes about why s/he tweets. Tweets by @SWMPTrustAPLive First steps When I first dipped my toe into the twittersphere…

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Tweet Welcome to the first in a new series of short video interviews with key figures involved in PbR which will be running every Monday through September and October. Mike Maiden…

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Tweet This is @ZoeStaffsGMPT eighth and final post in a series about her life and learning as a probation officer.   This is my final blog folks, and is a tribute to the wonderful…

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Tweet @probation_pract is a frontline probation officer who loves Twitter for the chance to engage in country-wide professional debate.   Tweets by @probation_pract Why I Tweet? I am pretty new to the phenomenon…

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Tweet @POofficer is a frontline probation officer who Tweets anonymously, mainly about the work he does with the offenders/clients he manages. He uses a Twitter profile picture of Zorro, the…

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Tweet Probation officers use social media for many different reasons. Promoting the work of the service. Building alliances with local commissioners and other stakeholders. Discussing best practice around desistance etc…

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Tweet From 2013/14 newly elected Police & Crime Commissioners will have responsibility for community safety and Drugs Intervention Programme budgets and will be looking for new and effective ways to…

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Tweet This is @ZoeStaffsGMPT 5th post in an ongoing series about her life and learning as a probation officer.   Firsts There’s a first time for everything – especially when you’re working as a…

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