Research and analysis

Understanding the process and experience of recall to prison

Four studies conducted to develop an evidence-based and systematic approach for the management of determinate sentenced prisoners on standard recall.

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Understanding the process and experience of recall to prison - Analytical Summary

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The four studies were commissioned at a time of rising numbers of people being recalled to prison. The work had four strands: a Risk, Need and Responsivity profile of recalled prisoners; two qualitative investigations of the experience of recall for men and for women; and a survey of Offender Managers and recalled prisoners. The aim was to identify the obstacles and opportunities in the current re-release process, and identify ways for recall to become more rehabilitative.

Published 19 July 2018