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HM Prison Service (HMPS)
Assess and manage the risks posed by sexual and violent offenders: guidance for the police, prison service and probation trusts.
Get help with prison visits with the Assisted Prison Visits Scheme.
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.
Prison jobs, including prison officer, operational support and instructor roles in HM Prison Service.
The National Information Centre on Children of Offenders (NICCO) is a support service for professionals who work with the children and families of offenders.
Guidance for police, prison and probation staff on their duties under the Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements (MAPPA).
Guidance for police, prison officers, probation staff, youth offending teams and secure training centres on safeguarding children.
Guidance for prison staff on assessing and managing the risk of prisoners to members of the public and other prisoners.
Mandatory actions for prison staff regarding the smoking cessation provision and alternative supportive options to smoking.
Guidance of prison staff on managing sexual offenders in custody and when releasing them or transferring them to another prison.
Guidance for prisons on controlling access to illegal, obscene, offensive or unsuitable publications, videos, games or other materials.
Guidance for prison staff on preventing prisoners from harassing their victims from prison.
Guidance for police, probation officers and prison staff on the protocol for supervising, releasing and recalling offenders on licence.
Resources for HMPPS partner organisations to contribute to HMPPS Changing Lives Together campaign
Guidance for prison staff on dealing with prisoners who have been given disqualification orders preventing them from working with children.
Guidance for probation staff on referring a sensitive, high-profile or high-risk case to a Public Protection Unit.
Find out about how to plan and manage meetings between offenders and their victims, sometimes called 'restorative justice'.
Guidance for prison staff on protecting the public when managing offenders who may be removed or deported from the country.
Commissioning intentions and service specifications for providing services for offenders, defendants, victims and the courts.
This Policy Framework explains the process for prison staff around the provision of Access to Digital Evidence Equipment (A2DE).
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