Statutory guidance

Public Protection Manual, Chapter 5: Critical public protection cases

Guidance for probation staff on referring a sensitive, high-profile or high-risk case to a Public Protection Unit.



Includes information on:

  • criteria for a critical public protection case
  • the referral and registration process
  • applying for extra funding to manage the case
  • roles and responsibilities after registration
  • national critical public protection cases
  • keeping records in high-profile cases
Published 22 January 2009