A follow-up inspection of Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements

Work by probation staff, police and prisons to protect the public from high risk offenders was getting better, but there was still more to do, according to independent inspectors.

The report, A follow-up inspection of Multi-Agency Public Protection Arrangements, reflects the findings of HM Inspectorate of Probation and HM Inspectorate of Constabulary. The quality of work with this group of offenders, informed by good assessments and robust planning, should be of the highest standard and inspectors expect to find that everything is being done that could reasonably be done to manage the risk of serious harm posed by offenders managed within MAPPA. This second inspection sought to establish how far the recommendations in the 2011 report had been implemented and whether improvements to practice had resulted.

Overall, there had been measurable improvement in the quality of work undertaken with MAPPA offenders managed at level 2 and 3 compared with 2011. There was, however, still room for improvement in risk management plans.

You can read the full report here.