Public Protection And the Criminal Justice Process

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Oxford University Press on Demand, 2006 - Law - 242 pages
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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), the major changes planned for 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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Serious Harm
Legislating Against the Dangerous Offender
Legislating for ConstraintTightening Controls

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About the author (2006)

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 the Public, in 1999.

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