COVID and the Criminal Justice System
All the latest coronavirus Stats Research Policy Responses
EPIC give prisoners a voice from inside lockdown by inviting them to send postcards from inside.
Large study finds the mental health of half of all prisoners has deteriorated over lockdown.
Large research study finds people in prison with complex healthcare needs receiving poorer levels of care.
800 people in prison give their views on the COVID vaccination
Release publishes first results from large survey of people buying drugs through COVID.
Probation inspectors finds Covid-19 restrictions and backlogs mean no return to normal yet for probation.
The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman has published her first report on people dying of COVID-19 in prison.
Prison Reform Trust CAPPTIVE briefing finds prisoners’ mental health suffering under prolonged solitary confinement.
More than half of people would rather see offenders electronically tagged and ordered to serve community sentences than jailed for short periods of time.
All four of Her Majesty’s Justice Chief Inspectors express “grave concerns” about the potential long-term impact of Covid-19-related court backlogs.
The pros and cons of probation supervision by phone.
Isolation and anxiety about COVID
has had a severe impact on the mental health and wellbeing of people in the criminal justice