HM Probation Inspectorate

Thames Valley Probation Service ‘much improved’

A probation service that operates across three of the home counties has been rated ‘Good’ by inspectors. HM Inspectorate of Probation conducted its annual inspection of Thames Valley Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) in autumn 2019. Inspectors looked at 10 aspects of the CRC’s work and has given an overall ‘Good’ rating – its second-highest mark. […]

More men should be hired as probation officers, according to inspectors.

More men should be hired as probation officers, according to inspectors. Amid concerns over staff shortages and hundreds of outstanding vacancies for roles, the Inspectorate of Probation said the workforce needed to be more diverse. Bosses needed to review their approach to recruitment “to better address the under representation of black, Asian, minority ethnic and […]

Croydon youth offending service ‘Requires improvement’

View Full Probation Inspection Report Database – with instant access to the report Croydon’s children’s social care department needs to provide better support to the borough’s partnership that works with troubled children and young people, according to inspectors. HM Inspectorate of Probation led an inspection of Croydon Youth Offending Service (YOS), accompanied by colleagues from […]

Thematic Review: Youth Resettlement HMIP Action Plan

Policy paper issued: Thematic Review: Youth Resettlement HMIP action plan Youth Resettlement HMIP action plan Youth Resettlement Work Report The Action Plan is issued in response to the joint inspection report of Youth Resettlement Work Report by HM Inspectorate of Probation and HM Inspectorate of Prisons. You are unauthorized to view this page.