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Probation Service. (2013) Probation Service recidivism study 2008 - 2013. Dublin: Probation Service.

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The Probation Service and Central Statistics Office (CSO) have established a partnership to conduct research on recidivism and related issues among offenders on supervision in the community. This second study report is based on anonymised offender and offence information on a 2008 cohort of offenders from the Probation Service supervision database.

The study reports on recidivism within three years among that cohort using five years follow up of recorded crime and Court Service data held by the CSO. The study also examines variations in recidivism relating to type of original order, gender and age of the offender, category of original offence and of the subsequent offence.

This recidivism study provides a clear overview of community sanctions and their outcomes; informing the Service in the development and support of effective interventions in working to make our communities safer.


Date:2013
Pages:23 p.
Publisher:Probation Service
Corporate Creators:Probation Service
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Subjects:MM-MO Crime and law > Crime prevention
MM-MO Crime and law > Criminal penalty
MM-MO Crime and law > Criminal penalty > Community service (penalty) > Probation or parole
MM-MO Crime and law > Justice system
T Demographic characteristics > Offender
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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