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Overworked probation staff 'failing to carry out routine checks on offenders'

First report by chief inspector reveals crime victims put at risk by probation privatisation.

Chief Inspector of Probation Justin Russell: The sheer volume of work can make it difficult for probation staff to maintain high standards and can impair judgment

Chief Inspector of Probation Justin Russell: The sheer volume of work can make it difficult for probation staff to maintain high standards and can impair judgment

Date - 10th October 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Work With Offenders
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Routine safety checks on the dangers offenders could pose to their families and the public are not being carried out as probation officers buckle under work pressures, inspectors have warned. Crime victims have been put at risk as mounting...
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