A NEW PLAN TO BEAT CRIME

Combining prevention, deterrent and enforcement The Government’s New Plan To “Beat Crime”ANOTHER NEW PLAN... Yesterday the Government published its new “Beating Crime Plan“. In his foreword to the plan, the Prime Minister Boris Johnson ramps up his tough on crime rhetoric: “I have always been absolutely determined to come down hard on the criminals who... Continue Reading →

IT FELL AT OUR FEET… ONE OF OUR BETTER MOVES.

If security, Governors and the Prison system as a whole, knew that their ''Orderlies'' (Inmate Trusties) within their prison estates are crucial and essential, to some of the most violent organised crimes that go on within their prisons and communities, I believe those in power would be severely shocked. Yes of course they know it... Continue Reading →

My thoughts… Mental Health…

Does prison fail inmates with mental illness?   Mentally ill inmates now comprise a substantial portion of the prison population and pose administrative and therapeutic challenges to prison administrators and mental health professionals. Depending on what reports you read, anything up to 90% of prisoners are said to have mental health problems of some description.... Continue Reading →

CRIME AND JUSTICE BILL SUMMARY

Lord Brown of Eaton Underwood was very clear when he said, “Warehousing has largely replaced rehabilitation”. He had four recommendations:1 Send fewer people to prison and for shorter terms2 Indefinite sentences, which are now commonplace, should become a rarity3 Facilitate prison release4 Drastically cut the number of recalls barredtalk.com JIMMYMC10. EX-PRISONER/BLOGGER BARREDTALKCOM Baroness Healy of... Continue Reading →

WARNING. Some strong Language. UNDER 21s IN PRISON UNIFORMS…

Today 19 year old staff are still recruited, they do not however have the training and/or the maturity that is crucial for this kind of career. Staff in the 80s, 90s, 2000s had more senior staff to ease them into the prison officer role. Today young officers they land at their establishments and then dropped... Continue Reading →

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