Research and analysis

What happens to persistent and serious young offenders when they grow up

A follow-up study of the first recipients of Intensive Supervision and Surveillance.



This report revisits the cohort (who are now adults) from the original evaluations of the Intensive Supervision and Surveillance Programme (ISSP) published in 2004 and 2005.

It contains a:

  • long-term reconviction study of 1,789 ISSP cases and 704 comparison cases
  • life-history interviews with nine individuals previously subject to ISSP
Published 11 July 2013