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New probation officers will help fight crime, say ministers

A major recruitment drive of 1,000 new probation officers will help cut crime, the government has promised. The Ministry of Justice said the initiative will reduce re-offending and support prisoners with drug and alcohol problems.

New probation officers will help fight crime, say ministers

Date - 29th July 2020
By - Chris Smith
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The Ministry of Justice has announced ambitious plans to recruit a further 1,000 probation staff to boost public protection. The department said the new recruits would be as well as the 800 new probation officers already in training. The commitment...
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