Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill – what are they really offering ?

The Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill was introduced in the House of Lords in early July and awaits a second reading. The Bill is formed of thirteen parts, including provisions to: introduce measures for the protection of the police; introduce legislation for the prevention, investigation and prosecution of crime; make changes to the policing … Continued

GPS – keeping offenders on track ?

GPS tags The government has announced what it has called a “world-first scheme” to track certain offenders as they are released from prison. The proposal will make those convicted of burglary, theft or robbery wear a GPS tag on release from prison. The scheme follows from the use of sobriety tags, introduced last year in … Continued