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NCJ Number: 157598 Find in a Library
Title: Custody, Care, and Justice: The Way Ahead for the Prison Service in England and Wales
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
United Kingdom
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 13
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
London, SW1H 9AT, England
Sale Source: Great Britain Home Office
50 Queen Anne's Gate
London, SW1H 9AT,
United Kingdom
Type: Survey
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: This booklet summarizes the main proposals contained in the British government's White Paper seeking to improve the Prison Service's performance in the areas of custody, care, and justice.
Abstract: These proposals are based on specific recommendations made in the areas of closer cooperation with other criminal justice agencies, the role of the Prison Service in keeping the prisoner in custody while preparing him or her for release and reintegration, security and incident management, structure of the Prison Service, and the Prison Service's staff. Management of the prison population is discussed in terms of remand prisoners, vulnerable and sex offenders, and disruptive prisoners. Other topics for reform include standards in prisons, programs for inmates, and complaints and discipline.
Main Term(s): Corrections
Index Term(s): Correctional reform; Foreign correctional systems; Great Britain/United Kingdom
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