Monday, August 22, 2011

Research 2010 Crime & Ex-service Personnel .pdf (application/pdf Object)

Research 2010 Crime & Ex-service Personnel .pdf (application/pdf Object)

This is a well considered piece of research explaining why so many Military Veterans are ending up in the Justice System; it is clearly a complex issue. Critically, having risked their lives for their country, under the Military Covenant they and their families deserve better - an alternative to Custody and Probation that will also reduce the likelihood of future re-offending. Will we take on this responsibility? A new partnership is attempting to do so, but still requires support - can you help?

Thursday, August 11, 2011

Thursday, August 04, 2011

Reducing Re-offending - The need for Change

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In a time of enormous financial austerity, this article again reminds us of the financial and human costs of short term prison sentences and the urgent need for change and a move to community based alternatives. Will the Justice Minister be given the support to implement the necessary changes that he once advocated?