In the Media

Probation reform 'risk to public'

PUBLISHED April 19, 2005

A plan to merge the probation and prison services could lead to offenders being inadequately supervised, probation officers have warned.

Documents leaked to the Observer suggest Home Office staff are concerned over the planned National Offender Management Service (Noms).
The National Association of Probation Officers (Napo) said the leaked documents "confirmed our worst fears".