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reoffend

to commit another offence.
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Minister for Child Safety, Youth and Women Di Farmer said the strategy Working Together Changing the Story 2019-2023 provides an evidence-based framework that will deliver initiatives proven to reduce offending, reduce reoffending and address the over-representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander young people in the youth justice system.
He said measures, such as giving control of education to prison governors, would help cut the [pounds sterling]15bn annual cost of reoffending as ex-offenders in employment were up to 9% less likely to commit further crime.
"The initial period shortly after release from prison is associated with the highest risks of reoffending and is often when ex-prisoners struggle to access treatments and services.
The report, published today, found that reducing reoffending and the effectiveness of partnerships were unsatisfactory but protecting the public, protecting children and young people and ensuring the sentence is served were satisfactory.
Jane Kennedy, Police and Crime Commissioner for Merseyside, welcomed a range of delegates from criminal justice agencies and beyond to the session which explored key themes which contribute to community safety and reduce offending and reoffending.
Between October 2011 and September 2012, Kirklees had a reoffending f rate of 8.19% - the lowest in the Yorkshire and Humber region, which includes North and North East Lincolnshire.
According to the latest available figures, Warwickshire is the best performing county in England and Wales, with 26.6 per cent of offenders sentenced to a community order or a suspended sentence order reoffending (so 73.4 per cent of them didn't reoffend).
Overall, the reoffending rate in England and Wales rose slightly by 0.4% over the past year, but was down from 27.9% in 2000 to 26.7% in 2010.
Central London, United Kingdom, May 24, 2012 --(PR.com)-- This timely conference focuses on reducing reoffending whilst improving public confidence and collaborative working across local authorities, police, prison, probation and voluntary and community services.
The figures, relating to Youth Offending Teams in England and Wales, showed youth reoffending rates in the region rose by 9.7% compared to the previous year's figures - the third highest increase behind Wokingham (11.3%) and Kingston-upon-Hull (10.9%).
The inspectors assess probation trusts on the management of offenders against three criteria, which demonstrate the effectiveness of work undertaken to protect the public, manage the risk posed by offenders and reduce reoffending. Northumbria has achieved the highest or joint highest score of any probation trust on all three criteria.