Research and analysis

Results from the Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction survey: Technical reports

Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction (SPCR), Wave 1 (Reception) Samples 1 and 2 technical report and Wave 2 (Pre-release) Samples 1 and 2 technical report

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Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction (SPCR) Wave 1 (Reception) Samples 1 and 2 technical report

This report summarises the methodologies used to sample and interview prisoners for Wave 1 of Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction (SPCR). Wave 1 was conducted on reception to prison, and was followed by Wave 2 (on release), and Waves 3 and 4 (after release). SPCR aimed to assess prisoners’ problems and needs on reception, how these were addressed, and the effect of interventions on offending and other outcomes, in light of prisoners’ background characteristics, after release from prison.

Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction (SPCR) Wave 2 (Pre-release) Samples 1 and 2 technical report

This report summarises the methodologies used to collect interview data at Wave 2 from participants in Surveying Prisoner Crime Reduction (SPCR). Wave 2 interviews were conducted in prisons before release, and followed Wave 1 interviews, which were conducted shortly after reception to prison. Waves 3 and 4 interviews were conducted after release from prison. SPCR aimed to assess prisoners’ problems and needs, and how these were addressed, and the effect of interventions on offending and other outcomes.