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Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction (SPCR)

Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction (SPCR), a longitudinal cohort study of adult prisoners sentenced to between one month and four years in England and Wales in 2005 and 2006.

Results from the Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction (SPCR) longitudinal cohort study of adult prisoners sentenced to between one month and four years in 2005 and 2006.

Results from Wave 1 of SPCR (prisoners’ backgrounds and re-offending one year after release) can be found in the 2010 Compendium of reoffending statistics and analysis (Chapter 5). Aggregated results from Wave 1 inteviews, and associations between Wave 1 factors and reoffending on release are also available in the accompanying Excel tables.

The impact evaluation of the enhanced thinking skills programme contains an evaluation of the impact of the HM Prison Service Enhanced Thinking Skills programme on reoffending outcomes of the Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction (SPCR) sample.

Documents

  1. Needs and characteristics of young adults in custody
  2. Prisoners’ experience of prison and outcomes on release
  3. Needs and characteristics of older prisoners: SPCR survey results
  4. The impact of experience in prison on the employment status of longer-sentenced prisoners after release
  5. Results from the Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction survey: Technical reports
  6. Prisoners’ childhood and family backgrounds
  7. The factors associated with proven re-offending following release from prison: findings from Waves 1 to 3 of Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction (SPCR)
  8. Gender differences in substance misuse and mental health amongst prisoners
  9. Prisoners’ criminal backgrounds and proven re-offending after release
  10. Accommodation, homelessness and reoffending of prisoners
  11. Estimating the prevalence of disability amongst prisoners
  12. The pre-custody employment, training and education status of newly sentenced prisoners
Published 11 February 2014
Last updated 29 October 2014 + show all updates
  1. Two new documents added to the collection.
  2. Further reports added
  3. First published.