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Probation

The National Probation service aims to:

  • protect the public
  • reduce re-offending
  • ensure the proper punishment of offenders in the community
  • ensure offenders are aware of the effects of their crime on the victims and the public
  • rehabilitate offenders.

In Poole, Bournemouth and Dorset the Probation Services works by:

  • providing timely, professional advice concerning sentencing and the release of prisoners delivering effective supervision that reduces re-offending and protects the public.

More information about the National Probation Service can be found on their web site.