Serious Offenders: Using Evidence to Predict and Manage the Risk.

@article{Pearson2017SeriousOU,
  title={Serious Offenders: Using Evidence to Predict and Manage the Risk.},
  author={Dominic A. S. Pearson and Cynthia McDougall},
  journal={Behavioral sciences & the law},
  year={2017},
  volume={35 3},
  pages={239-252}
}
In response to the risk of serious further offences, an evidence-based approach is needed in risk management. A recent joint prison-probation inspection of the management of life sentence prisoners in six U.K. prisons found that the quality of assessment and plans to manage risk of harm to others was insufficient, with too much focus on the offender's… CONTINUE READING

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