Inspection Reports

We have given Barking and Dagenham YOS an overall rating of ‘Requires improvement’. This inspection found the service and its partners have some clear strengths, and its staff, leaders and Management Board were committed to following an established plan of improvement.

Published: 20 December 2018

Requires improvement: Staffordshire and West Midlands Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC) had strong leadership and some good aspects but the quality of its delivery of supervision was undermined by excessive workloads.

Published: 19 December 2018

The Midlands division of the NPS is well led. Leaders have a clear vision and strategy to protect the public and to reduce reoffending. An appropriate range of specialist interventions are in place to provide tailored support for individuals, to reduce their risk of reoffending and to reduce

Published: 18 December 2018

We have given Blackpool YOT an overall rating of ‘Inadequate’. The inspection found there were a number of areas where practice is poor. Before the inspection, the YOT had been moved to the Blackpool Young People’s Service, an integrated early help service.

Published: 18 December 2018

Warwickshire Youth Justice Service (YJS) was assessed as ‘Good’ overall, our second highest rating, with strong leadership and a wide range of services to support young people to avoid reoffending.

Published: 07 December 2018

Many aspects of its work to prevent offending by children and young people were found to be impressive and successful. Though it is one of the largest youth offending teams in the country, Essex YOS nevertheless achieved a consistent approach and performance across the whole area.

Published: 06 December 2018

Thames Valley Community Rehabilitation Company (CRC), supervising offenders across a large and complex area, was found by probation inspectors to be well led, with an organisational ‘vibrancy’ and energetic staff.

Published: 28 November 2018

Joint targeted area inspection of the multi-agency response to sexual abuse in the family in Cornwall

Published: 23 November 2018

Joint targeted area inspection of protecting children from criminal exploitation, human trafficking and modern slavery: an addendum

Published: 14 November 2018

Joint targeted area inspection of the multi-agency response to sexual abuse in the family in York

Published: 09 November 2018