What works to reduce reoffending

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This evidence review was undertaken to support strategic thinking regarding what works to reduce reoffending. The aim of the review was to examine the research into reducing reoffending, the processes by which individuals stop offending, and the impact of the criminal justice system in these processes. Read more.

GCJA Final Annual Report 2016/17

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The final report by Glasgow Community Justice Authority. Fulfilling statutory obligations and marking the cessation of their duties. Download the full report.

What works for young Adults

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Examination of ‘what works’ in reducing the reoffending of young adult offenders, defined here as those aged between 18 and 25 years. Ten relevant and sufficiently rigorous studies were identified. The quality and robustness of these studies varied, and the interventions they tested ranged from Restorative Justice (RJ) schemes, to re-entry systems and structured offence-focused…

What works for Women

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This summary presents the findings of a review of the evidence of what interventions, and targets for intervention, reduce women’s reoffending. The review also examines evidence of factors that promote desistance from crime. The review was commissioned to assist the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) in designing an evidence-based commissioning strategy by summarising the evidence…