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Concern mounts as suspended sentences rise

Concern mounts as suspended sentences rise

Many offenders who leave court with their liberty intact are committing further crimes, it has been claimed.

Date - 14th May 2014
By - Alex Iszatt - Police Oracle
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A report has shown that one in three prison sentences were suspended in 2012.The Centre for Crime Prevention released its breakdown of figures which showed that in 2012/13 11,670 serious offenders walked from court with their liberty.Of those 488...
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