Probation Trusts: A Local Partnership Development Strategy. 2 nd June 2010 – Launch Event Chair of the Day: Alan Wooderson. Introduction to the Strategy. Ian Fox Probation Association Policy Development Manager. The Context. 100+ years of working in partnership
2nd June 2010 – Launch Event
Chair of the Day: Alan Wooderson
Policy Development Manager
100+ years of working in partnership
Crime and Disorder Act 1998 – 12 years later..!
2001 - National Probation Service
2004 - creation of NOMS
2007 - introduction of LSP/LAAs, NIs
Uneven engagement in local frameworks – pragmatism and incentives?
Responsible Authority 2010
Total Place principles and pilots.
New Government – emerging CJ themes
Stakeholder influenced – an open door…
Flexible framework capable of adaptation
Overall purpose – performance criteria?
The 6 Aims + relevant Objectives
Partnership Strategy Steering Group
Member driven priorities – What? How? Where? When?
Opportunity to fulfil original vision for Local Probation Boards/Trusts....?
35 different journeys – starting where?
Providing strong local leadership – direction of travel, visibility to stakeholders,
Strategic relationships at local/regional levels
“Localism” agenda central to business plan(LDU plans?)
Identification of efficiencies (Total Place principles)
Contract negotiations with DOMs
Role of individual members (LDUs)
Making a difference to the Front Line!
– an operational perspective
2008 - 11
‘Over half of all crime is committed by those who have already been through the criminal justice system’
‘Reducing reoffending is fundamental to reducing crime in local communities and benefits everyone
(Reducing Reoffending, Cutting Crime, Changing Lives’)
Local adult reoffending rates 1 Jan 09 – 31 Dec 09