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NCJ Number: 30651 Find in a Library
Title: FIELD WING BAIL HOSTEL - THE FIRST NINE MONTHS
Author(s): F SIMON; S WILSON
Corporate Author: Great Britain Home Office
Research and Planning Unit
United Kingdom
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 63
Sponsoring Agency: Great Britain Home Office
London. SW1H 9AT, England
Her Majesty's Stationery Office
Norwich, NR3 1GN,
Sale Source: Her Majesty's Stationery Office
PO Box 29
Norwich, NR3 1GN,
United Kingdom
Type: Program/Project Evaluation
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: AN ASSESSMENT OF THE UTILIZATION AND EFFECTIVENESS OF THIS RESIDENTIAL PROGRAM WHICH PROVIDES AN ALTERNATIVE TO CUSTODY FOR MEN WHO COULD NOT NORMALLY BE RELEASED ON BAIL BECAUSE THEY HAD NO FIXED RESIDENCE.
Abstract: THE ESTABLISHMENT OF FIELD WING, THE CRITERIA AND PROCEDURE FOR SELECTING RESIDENTS, AND THE PHYSICAL FACILITIES ARE OUTLINED. THIS RESEARCH COVERED A NINE MONTH PERIOD. DATA WERE GATHERED ON 97 SUBJECTS; AND INCLUDED INFORMATION ON THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF THE MEN AT THE TIME OF THEIR ARREST AND SOME FAMILY BACKGROUND INFORMATION. INFORMATION WAS OBTAINED FROM THE PROBATION SERVICE, THE POLICE, AND THE MEN THEMSELVES. AMONG THE TOPICS INVESTIGATED IN THIS REPORT ARE THE UTILIZATION OF FIELD WING BY THE COURTS, TYPES OF REMAND FOR WHICH THE HOSTEL WAS USED, CHARACTERISTICS OF THE MEN SENT TO FIELD WING, THE USE OF FIELD WING BY ITS RESIDENTS AND A PROFILE OF MEN WHO CAUSED PROBLEMS AT THE FACILITY.
Index Term(s): Bail review; Bail/Financial Release; England; Halfway houses; Pretrial release; Program evaluation
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