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Serco launches ‘Vulnerability Prediction Tool’ to reduce risk of prisoner self-harm and suicide

Serco, the international services company and a leading provider of prison services, has developed and successfully deployed a unique and innovative ‘Vulnerability Prediction Tool’ (VPT) across six UK prisons. The new tool predicts prisoners’ vulnerability by recognising departures from normal patterns of behaviour.  This change in behavior and vulnerability is then highlighted to Prison Officers, […]

Offenders with learning disabilities being ignored say inspectors

The needs of many people with learning disabilities are going unnoticed when they are arrested by police, go to court and are sentenced, according to independent inspectors. They have published the report of a joint inspection into people with learning disabilities within the criminal justice system which said their needs should be recognised and addressed. […]