COVID and the Criminal Justice System
All the latest coronavirus Stats Research Policy Responses
Peer research with 1,600 people in prison reveals the fully impact of living through the pandemic inside.
The criminal justice system remains a long way from recovering from the effects of the pandemic and continues to operate at unacceptable levels in some areas, according to a joint report by the four HM Chief Inspectors.
Chief Inspector of Prisons, Charlie Taylor, says that suppressing violence through lockdowns is the not the long-term answer.
IMB annual report for 2020/21 urges joined-up working and properly staffed rehabilitation work as prisons come out of Covid ‘cold storage’
New research improves our understanding of the nature and impact of probation’s response to COVID-19.
Official figures for 2020 show prosecutions down 26% but out of court disposals up by 18% on 2019.
New research on how 10 different prison systems reacted to the pandemic.
Efforts to prevent COVID-19 have come at a huge cost to people detained and working in prisons according to Penal Reform International.
Safety in Custody Statistics reveal a 42% increase in the number of people dying in prison in the year to March 2021.
Guide for prison staff on enabling creativity in criminal justice settings.
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.