Statutory guidance

Public Protection Manual, Chapter 6: Harassment procedures

Guidance for prison staff on preventing prisoners from harassing their victims from prison.



Includes information on:

  • prisoner communications
  • notifying the Probation Service and children’s services
  • managing the sentence
  • victims’ helplines
  • sex offender treatment programmes
  • attempts to contact victims
  • breaches of restraining orders and injunctions
  • prisoner requests for contact
  • releasing prisoners on temporary licence
Published 3 March 2011