Effective Resettlement from Custody

Custody will always be a necessary sanction in the justice toolkit for those offenders who present a serious danger to members of the community. However we also know that custody is the most ineffective and costly means of preventing offending and re-offending. What can be done? Bob Ashford in a recent conference at the University of Plymouth outlined a fresh and innovative approach to the problem based on experience and early findings. Watch this video to hear Bob’s approach.


One comment on “Effective Resettlement from Custody

  1. Matthew Anderson says:

    Getting offenders effectively resettled is one of the most important things we need to do with our creaky justice system. Huge scope for reducing offending and making us all safer – and turning someone who has gone onto the wrong path into a contributing member of society. Challenging but very necessary work and let’s have more of it so there are fewer victims and our streets are safer.

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