Report of the Bradley Inquiry into the extent to which offenders with mental health problems or learning disabilities in England could be diverted from prison to other services and the obstacles to such diversion. The report makes recommendations on the organisation of effective court liaison and diversion arrangements and the services required to support them.
Document reporting progress made towards four goals in the effort to tackle domestic violence, namely to increase the early identification of and intervention with victims, to increase the capacity of the domestic violence sector to provide help and support, improve the criminal justice response and support victims through the criminal justice system.
UK Government guidance outlining the types of bullying which can happen on e.g. public transport journeys and actions which can be taken to both stop bullying happening and respond effectively when it does happen.
Guide explaining the civil remedies and criminal sanctions available through the courts in England to victims of domestic violence. Included are the provisions of the Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims Act in force since 1 July 2007.
Bulletin presenting statistics on domestic abuse based on details of incidents of domestic abuse recorded by the eight Scottish police forces in 2007-08.
Leaflet giving an introduction to the joint arrangements which have been put in place between responsible authorities (local authorities, Scottish Prison Service, police and health service) to assess and manage the risk to the public posed by sex offenders in Scotland. It also covers the housing of sex offenders in the community.
This legislation sets out procedures for the prevention of crime and disorder with reference to: anti-social behaviour orders and youth crime; criminal law and racially aggravated offences; the criminal justice system and youth justice; dealing with offenders, specifically sexual offenders, those dependent on drugs and young offenders. Further procedure is laid out in respect of the detention, release and recall of prisoners and increased powers of arrest by the police.
Report laying out the challenges facing the police service in England over the next two decades. It also offers a divergent set of choices for policy makers and the police about how to respond to these challenges and suggests a common framework in which these responses can be weighed and compared.
The document provides guidance on mainstreaming to enable local multi-agency partnerships to benefit from this way of working.
It provides them with a route map, allowing them to determine the appropriate level of response in given circumstances to meet the needs of local partners and neighbourhoods.
Scottish Government document providing a shared understanding and approach to guide the work of all partners involved in combating violence against women in Scotland. The document includes a definition of violence against women, a set of guiding principles and a focus for the work in this area.