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We make sure people serve the sentences and orders handed out by courts, both in prisons and in the community.
This circular advises on relevant procedures when courts decide that an adult defendant should be tagged while on bail.
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.
Safety in custody statistics cover deaths, self-harm and assaults in prison custody in England and Wales.
Probation caseload, the number of offenders in custody and prison population projections.
A summary of proposals setting out what the Ministry of Justice is doing to make prisons places of safety and reform.
This document contains the Practice Framework: National Standards for the Management of Offenders for England and Wales 2015.
Evidence-based commissioning principles for women offenders
A compendium of research and analysis on the Offender Assessment System (OASys); studies completed between 2009 and 2013
A summary of what happened to the prison population between 1993 and 2020 and the major factors contributing to the changes.
Directory of services currently being commissioned by National Offender Management Service (NOMS) for prospective suppliers.
Guidance on managing young people in secure training centres and young offender institutions, with restraint only used as a last resort.
A summary of a Rapid Evidence Assessment (REA) examining ‘what works’ in interventions to reduce reoffending of young adult offenders.
An explanation of how the National Offender Management Service works.
Latest prison population figures for 2016.
An outcome evaluation of both the Integrated Domestic Abuse Programme (IDAP) and Community Domestic Violence Programme (CDVP).
Services commissioned by public sector prisons as at 1 April 2014.
Pilot evaluation of the Active Risk Management System (ARMS)
Latest prison population figures for 2017.
Letter from Prisons Minister Andrew Selous to Robert Neill MP, Chairman of the Justice Select Committee regarding smoking in prisons.
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