Public Protection and the Criminal Justice Process (häftad)
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Public Protection and the Criminal Justice Process (häftad)

Public Protection and the Criminal Justice Process

Häftad Engelska, 2006-04-01
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This book is a practical and theoretical analysis of public protection and criminal justice. This area has seen immense change in recent years and the book examines the recent legislative, policy and organisational changes and their impact on the various agencies involved, including the police service and the probation service. The creation of MAPPA (Multi-Agency Risk Assessment Panels), changes in relation to the National Probation Service and the concept of
'dangerousness' will all be discussed. The book is a practical and useful reference ideal reading for students and academics working in the area. It is also a useful reference for probation officers, police officers and policy makers.
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Simon Green, Lecturer in Community Justice and Criminology, University of Hull This book is needed, it certainly helps to make sense of recent developments in the management of dangerous offenders.

Charlotte Knight, Principle Lecturer in Community and Criminal Justice, De Montfort University Students training to work in the probation service and the National Offender Management Service should consider this to be a core text. The proposed changes to police officer training, with the piloting of undergraduate and foundation degree courses within HE, is likely to increase the numbers of police officers in training who would find this book important reading.

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<br>Mike Nash is Deputy Director of the Institute of Criminal Justice Studies at the University of Portsmouth. He has taught students and practitioners units on dangerous offenders for a number of years. He has worked as a consultant to police and probation service on the subject of potential dangerousness. He has written and published widely on dangerousness, the probation service, and criminal justice policy. He is a former senior probation office who has worked in maximum security and lifer establishments. Blackstone Press published his first book, Police, Probation and Protecting thePublic, in 1999.<br>


FOREWORD BY MR DAVID SCOTT, CHIEF OFFICER NATIONAL PROBATION SERVICE (LONDON); INTRODUCTION; 1. Trying to understand dangerousness; 2. Sex offenders and sexual crime; 3. Behaviour causing concern; 4. Dangerous severe personality disorder and psychopathy; 5. A look into the future - predicting the risk of serious harm; 6. Legislating against the dangerous offender; 7. Legislating for constraint - tightening controls in the community; 8. Working together - many minds, one voice?; 9. Managing risk in the community; 10. Dangerous offender versus the people - what hope for offender rights?; 11. Conclusion - where next for public protection?; CONCLUDING THOUGHTS; APPENDIX 1 - GLOSSARY OF TERMS; APPENDIX 2 - LIST OF RELEVANT LEGISLATIVE DEVELOPMENTS IN PUBLIC PROTECTION; APPENDIX 3 - LIST OF RECENT RELEVANT PROBATION CIRCULARS; APPENDIX 4 - A SYNOPSIS OF MAPPA GUIDANCE; APPENDIX 5 - A WORKED EXAMPLE OF RISK MANAGEMENT (SOURCE: MAPPA GUIDANCE HOME OFFICE 2004)