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Closed organisation: National Offender Management Service (NOMS)

  1. Multi-agency public protection arrangements (MAPPA)

    Assess and manage the risks posed by sexual and violent offenders: guidance for the police, prison service and probation trusts.

  2. Closed organisation: National Offender Management Service

    We make sure people serve the sentences and orders handed out by courts, both in prisons and in the community.

  3. Electronic monitoring on bail for adults: procedures

    This circular advises on relevant procedures when courts decide that an adult defendant should be tagged while on bail.

  4. Safety in custody statistics

    Safety in custody statistics cover deaths, self-harm and assaults in prison custody in England and Wales.

  5. Prisons and probation statistics

    Probation caseload, the number of offenders in custody and prison population projections.

  6. NOMS graduate programme

    Find out how the NOMS graduate programme is structured, the career paths it opens up and the qualities you'll need to secure your place.

  7. Prison, probation and rehabilitation: Public Protection Manual

    Guidance for prison and probation staff on managing offenders and protecting the public from harm.

  8. Compulsory lie detector tests for serious sex offenders

    The UK’s first school for training highly-skilled probation officers to become lie detector examiners is underway.

    First published during the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

  9. Story of the prison population 1993 to 2016

    A summary of what happened to the prison population between 1993 and 2016 and the major factors contributing to the changes.

  10. Prison safety and reform

    A summary of proposals setting out what the Ministry of Justice is doing to make prisons places of safety and reform.

  11. Prison population figures: 2017

    Latest prison population figures for 2017.

  12. Public Protection Manual, Chapter 9: Risk of harm

    Guidance for prison staff on assessing and managing the risk of prisoners to members of the public and other prisoners.

  13. National Standards for the Management of Offenders: Practice Framework

    This document contains the Practice Framework: National Standards for the Management of Offenders for England and Wales 2015.

  14. Transforming rehabilitation

    Policy papers and publications about the transforming rehabilitation programme.

  15. Enabling features of PIPEs: research report

    Research report on Psychologically Informed Planned Environments (PIPE) - prisons and probation approved premises for offenders with personality difficulties.

  16. Research and analysis on the Offender Assessment System

    A compendium of research and analysis on the Offender Assessment System (OASys); studies completed between 2009 and 2013

  17. Public Protection Manual, Chapter 2: Safeguarding children

    Guidance for police, prison officers, probation staff, youth offending teams and secure training centres on safeguarding children.

  18. Reducing reoffending in adults: what works

    A summary of a Rapid Evidence Assessment (REA) examining ‘what works’ in interventions to reduce reoffending of young adult offenders.

  19. Mother and Baby Units: applications and admissions

    Information on number of applications and admissions to prison Mother and Baby Units, 2013 to 2015.

  20. National Probation Service Sentencer update

    National Probation Service Sentencer update