Death of offenders in the community covers deaths of offenders supervised in the community by the probation service in England and Wales. The bulletin covers deaths up to March 2017.
The bulletin is released by the Ministry of Justice and produced in accordance with arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.
Death of Offenders in the Community statistics is produced and handled by the Ministry of Justice’s (MOJ) analytical professionals and production staff. Pre-release access of up to 24 hours is granted to the following persons:
Ministry of Justice
Lord Chancellor and Secretary of State; Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for Prisons and Rehabilitation; Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Minister for victims, youth and family justice; Permanent Secretary; Director of Communications; Director of Analytical Services; Deputy Director, Head of Prison and Probation Analytical Services; Head of Prison, Probation, Reoffending and PbR Statistics; relevant special advisors (x2); press officers (x4); and private secretaries (x7).
HM Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS)
Chief Executive Officer, HMPPS; Head of Executive Management Team, HMPPS; Head of CEO’s Office, HMPPS; Executive Director Probation and Women; Deputy Director, Head of Safer Custody and Public Protection Group; Head of Safer Custody; Prison Safety Team; Safer Custody policy; Lead on approved premises.