Pre-release probation supervision starts

Home supervising officers along with probation staff in prisons work jointly with prison staff on sentence planning and management, including consideration of post-release issues.

Under The Offender Rehabilitation Act 2014, all offenders given custodial sentences are now subject to statutory probation supervision on release from prison. This change came into effect on 1st February 2015.

The data source for this measure is offender management statistics quarterly.

Number of starts by order type (Jan-Mar 2022)