Bounty hunters apprehend many more fugitives than the police
As the English and Welsh probation service is currently being privatised via the Government’s Transforming Rehabilitation initiative, here is a quick reminder of just how much the criminal justice system is privatised in other parts of the world.
Tracking down criminals in the US is a growing private industry. Modern day bounty hunters are widespread in the USA and they operate on a pretty simple payment by results basis, as the infographic below shows:
If the next election returns another Conservative-led government, will we see bail bondsmen and skip tracers in the UK?