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Probation staff 'forgetting' to do police checks due to high caseloads

Following the damning SFO review of Jordan McSweeney, HM Chief Inspector of Probation Justin Russell has said that police aren't always being consulted about domestic abuse risks.

Justin Russell

Justin Russell

Date - 24th January 2023
By - Cash Boyle
Probation staff have caseloads "so big" that they often forget to undertake standard police checks while assessing offenders, hugely affecting how effectively risk can be detected. Following recent serious further offence reviews (SFOs)...
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